A Chandler bank robber shot and killed himself inside his vehicle Friday morning after he pulled into a gas station several miles away in Mesa, police said. SWAT officers from Mesa Police took over during negotiations while the suspect sat in his car with a gun in his hand. At one point, the suspect exited the car, but then he got back in the vehicle. Officers were seen with guns drawn crouching behind their police unit. A gunshot was soon heard coming from the suspect's car. There was never any exchange of gunfire. “This is not something that happened quickly here at the gas station; our officers were actually communicating with him for a number of minutes, trying to convince him to surrender before he went back into the vehicle and fired the fatal self-inflicted round," Chandler Police Detective Seth Tyler said.“Once the officers approached the vehicle and found that he was injured, they moved medics in, and the medics confirmed that he was deceased," said Detective Tyler. “We very much would have rather had him surrender peacefully so that we could get him into custody."The robbery occurred at the First Bank at 2025 N. Alma School Rd. in Chandler just after 9:20 Friday morning, said Tyler. Witnesses gave officers a description of the getaway car. The suspect drove to Mesa, where he parked at a Chevron gas station in the area of Country Club Drive & Guadalupe Road. There were no other suspects involved.People at the bank and gas station were not hurt.Investigators have not released the suspect's name.Refresh this page for updates.

No one at the Chevron at Country Club/Guadalupe was hurt. Unclear why the suspect chose this location has his final stop— Jill Galus (@JillGalus) March 11, 2016
#BREAKINGNEWS: Mesa PD SWAT took over during negotiations as soon as officers heard a gunshot from the vehicle suspect was inside of— Jill Galus (@JillGalus) March 11, 2016
#BREAKINGNEWS: "No other suspects, no reported injuries from anyone inside the bank that was robbed" Chandler police say— Jill Galus (@JillGalus) March 11, 2016
Police giving update on #breakingnews situation in Mesa/Chandler involving bank robbery suspect pic.twitter.com/aAt1Rco7KG— Jill Galus (@JillGalus) March 11, 2016
#BREAKINGNEWS: Chandler police say bank robbery suspect shot and killed himself so this is now a death investigation— Jill Galus (@JillGalus) March 11, 2016

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