Dramatic Chase

Central Illinois police shoot robbery suspect

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    Jan. 5, 2009: An unidentified man, later identified as Robert Sylvester, brandishes a gun as he jumps from his vehicle on an interstate highway in Normal, Ill. The man, suspected of robbing four banks, led police on a high-speed chase before leaping from his vehicle and being fatally shot by police.

    AP/The Pantagraph
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    Jan. 5, 2009: A robbery suspect, later identified as Robert Sylvester, brandishes a gun as he jumps from his vehicle on an interstate highway Normal, Ill. Sylvester, suspected of robbing four banks in December, led police on a high-speed chase before leaping from his vehicle and being shot by police. The gunman was pronounced dead at a hospital.

    AP/The Pantagraph
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    Jan. 5, 2009: A robbery suspect, later identified as Robert Sylvester, carries a gun as he runs across an interstate highway in Normal, Ill. Sylvester, suspected of robbing four banks in December, led police on a high-speed chase before leaping from his vehicle and being shot by police. The gunman was pronounced dead at a hospital.

    AP/The Pantagraph
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    Jan. 5, 2009: Police handcuff Robert Sylvester after he was shot by police on an interstate highway in Normal, Ill. The man, suspected of robbing four banks, led police on a high-speed chase before leaping from his vehicle and being shot by police. The gunman was pronounced dead at a hospital.

    AP/The Pantagraph

 

 

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