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Originally published Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 1:18 PM

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Vancouver police shoot, kill robbery suspect

Police officers investigating a series of armed robberies and a home invasion in Vancouver came across two armed men and fatally shot one of them.

The Associated Press

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VANCOUVER, Wash. —

Police officers investigating a series of armed robberies and a home invasion in Vancouver came across two armed men and fatally shot one of them.

Police say the men, who have not been identified, were "related to the ongoing investigation," but did not release additional details.

The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/10WlcJB ) the man who was killed reportedly reached for a gun after running away from officers according to police radio monitored at The Columbian.

Police spokeswoman Kim Kapp says the officer who fired the shots was from the Vancouver Police Department. The officer, who will be placed on administrative leave per departmental policy, was not identified.

Police and deputies were in the neighborhood investigating a 1 a.m. Friday home invasion and shooting.

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