Police Identify Woman Shot While Attempting to Rob Bank

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 11:25 pm
By: News 9

Staff and Wire Reports

OKLAHOMA CITY - Police have identified two suspects involved in a bank robbery Saturday as husband and wife.

According to the FBI, 56-year-old Barbara Lewis entered a MidFirst Bank branch on N. May Avenue armed with a pistol. An armed security guard at the bank shot at her after she pointed the gun at the guard.

Barbara Lewis later died at a local hospital.

Barbara Lewis' husband, 56-year-old Samuel Lewis, attempted to shoot the guard through the window. The guard shot back at Samuel Lewis, who was struck and transported to a hospital.

The guard was not wounded and his name hasn't been released.

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