SAN DIEGO (CBSLA) — An armed bank robbery in Riverside turned into a car chase and a standoff near Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego Thursday.

An armed man robbed Provident Bank on Van Buren Boulevard just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, prompting a police pursuit on the southbound 215 Freeway. The chase ended in front of the Rady’s Children’s Hospital, with the suspect refusing to get out of his car.

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The suspect called 911 at one point soon after the pursuit started and threatened to kill himself, police said.

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A gunshot was heard from the car at some point, and police have confirmed the suspect shot himself. Police have not released any details about his condition.

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The hospital was forced to turn away new patients for hours, but has been reopened.