Suspect commits suicide during police search

June 15, 2008 9:19:56 AM PDT
A robbery attempt in the Kensington section of Philadelphia ended with one man injured and the shooter taking his own life.

It all started in the 1100 block of Susquehanna Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Police responded to the scene and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

While police were investigating, several shots were fired inside a home in the 800 block of Girard Avenue. Inside, they found a man dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police say he was the gunman in the attempted robbery.


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