Suspected Bank Robber Shot and Killed In Louisville

An armed man shot by Louisville Police after a nearly three-hour standoff at a National City Bank branch has died.

Police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said the man had just released four bank employees when he came out of the bank holding his weapon and walking toward SWAT members.

He was shot by members of the SWAT team.

Members of the team have been placed on administrative leave.

Police say it's not clear whether the man was trying to rob the bank.


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