Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

FBI: Heist Suspect Didn't Fire Gun.(Final)

Byline: Chris Ramirez Journal Staff Writer

Investigator Died In Police Standoff

The Attorney General's Office investigator suspected of robbing an Albuquerque bank pointed her gun at police officers but never got a shot off, an FBI spokesman said.

Otherwise, authorities offered little new information Sunday into the events that led up to the shooting of robbery suspect Karen Yontz.

Two Albuquerque police officers shot Yontz, 50, to death in a fast food restaurant parking lot Friday after the former Bernalillo County sheriff's deputy pointed a pistol at them, police said.

Police believe Yontz robbed the New Mexico Bank and Trust at Riverside Plaza, then sped away in a gray/tan car. …

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