CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police have shot and killed a robbery suspect on a downtown square.
Police tell The Cincinnati Enquirer the man was shot on Government Square around 7:40 a.m. Sunday. He was not immediately identified.
The suspect is reported to have held a knife to the throat of a security guard while robbing a grocery store on Vine Street earlier in the morning.
Police tracked him to a bus stop on East Fifth Street, where he pulled a knife on officers as was fatally shot.
Witnesses told the newspaper the man was known to be homeless and appeared to be intoxicated.
Information from: The Cincinnati Enquirer, http://www.enquirer.com