SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A standoff between an armed robbery suspect inside an SUV and a SWAT team outside Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego ended this morning when the man fatally shot himself after leading authorities on a pursuit from Riverside County to San Diego County.
The man shot himself while sitting inside the SUV shortly before 4:30 a.m. today, roughly seven hours after the armed suspect arrived outside the hospital, according to San Diego police.
The man, whose name and age were not immediately available, was pronounced dead at the scene, 10News reported.
The armed and masked suspect robbed a Provident Bank branch on Van Buren Boulevard in Riverside just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Riverside Police Department.
"Riverside police initiated a pursuit of an ar