Police: woman robbed bank and turned gun on herself

A woman is dead after police say she robbed a bank near 170th Avenue and Greenway.

Around 4 p.m. Surprise Police say the woman robbed a bank nearby and then fled into the neighborhood near 162nd Drive and Statler. Officers found her and the suspect pointed a gun at her head.

Authorities say while negotiating with officers she turned the gun on herself and reportedly shot herself in the chest.

Emergency crews tried to save the woman's life but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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