• Man who robbed bank at Edgewood Towne Center later shot, killed by police

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    EDGEWOOD, Pa. - A bank in Edgewood was robbed Wednesday by a man who was later shot and killed by police at an apartment building in Wilkinsburg, authorities said Thursday.

    Police said 49-year-old Shawn Stevens robbed the Citizens Bank inside the Giant Eagle in Edgewood Towne Center about 3 p.m.

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    Stevens handed the teller a note demanding money. When the teller didn’t immediately hand over money, Stevens threatened to shoot the teller, police said.

    Surveillance video from the bank helped authorities positively identify Stevens as the same person who robbed two other banks in Pittsburgh, investigators said.

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    When authorities searched an apartment in Wilkinsburg Wednesday night, they found Stevens, who was shot and killed as he threatened a woman with a knife, investigators said.


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