UPDATE: Titusville Police Identify Jesse Joynt, 35, of Titusville As Dead Bank Robbery Suspect
By Space Coast Daily // September 7, 2016
officers encountered armed suspect on Barna
UPDATE: Titusville police report that the dead bank robbery suspect has been identified as Jesse Daniel Joynt, 35, of Titusville.
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – The Titusville police have reported an armed bank robbery suspect has been shot and killed Wednesday at about 10:50 a.m. at the Bank of America near Harrison Street and Barna Avenue.
The incident began when officers responded to a report of an armed bank robbery in progress at 2600 Barna Avenue at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday.
According to Titusville Police Commander Todd Hutchinson, arriving officers encountered the armed suspect on Barna Avenue near Harrison Street and the suspect was shot and pronounced deceased a short time later.
“The preliminary investigation shows the officer was forced to use deadly force because of the actions of the armed suspect,” said Commander Hutchinson.
“No officers were injured in this incident. Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is on scene and is handling the officer involved shooting investigation.”
As standard policy, the officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the completion of the investigation. No injuries to law enforcement were reported.
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Officers on scene of officer involved shooting of an armed bank robbery suspect @ Harrison & Barna. Suspect deceased. No officers injured.
— Titusville Police FL (@TitusvillePD) September 7, 2016
ABOVE MAP: The Titusville police have reported an armed bank robbery suspect has been shot and killed Wednesday at about 10:50 a.m. in Titusville. The incident happened at the Bank of America near Harrison Street and Barna Avenue.