Attempted Robbery Suspect Pursued, Shot himself

PAPILLION -- Arial">A chase involving several law enforcement agencies ended in a cornfield with the man shooting himself. The 33-year-old man is from Sarpy County... so far he hasn't yet been identified, and his condition hasn't been released after he was taken by a medical helicopter to an Omaha area hospital.

But what lead to him being pursued?

Just after noon yesterday officers from Papillion, Bellevue, the Sarpy County Sheriff's office, and the FBI responded when they were informed the suspect of an attempted robbery at the First National Bank at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion was spotted. The agencies pursued him on a high-speed car chase, when the man left the car and ran into a cornfield between Papillion and Bellevue. That was when officers on the scene reported hearing a gun shot, the man was located and airlifted from the scene.

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