Bank robbery suspect shoots self as cops approach

Medics transport the victim from the scene at the Steeplechase Apartments.

Authorities say a man who robbed a Charter One Bank branch Thursday morning later shot himself outside a Toledo apartment complex.

Donovan Jacobs shot himself after police converged on his vehicle outside the Steeplechase Apartments on Dorr and Holland-Sylvania. The incident occurred around 10:30 a.m.

Police have confirmed that Jacobs robbed the South Toledo bank, at 1460 Byrne Rd., earlier Thursday morning. Authorities say they were called to the apartment complex on a report that Jacobs was in the area. FBI agents were converging on Jacobs when he shot himself and drove his vehicle into the side of an apartment building at the complex.

Jacobs was transported to the University of Toledo Medical Center. Authorities say he was concious at the time he was transported.

There were no other injuries reported.