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Bank Robbery Suspect Killed By Police

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Authorities say a suspect was fatally shot by police and two others arrested after a bank robbery and reported carjacking led to a manhunt north of Boston.

Cara O'Brien, a spokeswoman for the Middlesex District Attorney, confirmed Friday night police shot and killed a man in Malden and arrested another after the robbery of a bank in nearby Saugus. State police said troopers arrested a second suspect just before 8 p.m.

Numerous witnesses told reporters at a scene near 500 Broadway St. in Malden that there was a shootout between police and men in a car. Police scoured a nearby area for a second suspect.

The FBI said it assisted in the investigation after the Saugus Bank on Lynn Fells Parkway was robbed earlier Friday, but deferred further questions to the district attorney.

This program aired on March 24, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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