Police stated that while exchanging gunfire with a suspected bank robber in the Loop Thursday afternoon, a security guard sustained a grazing wound.
Around 3 p.m., the suspect was confronted by the guard as he was leaving the Fifth Third Bank at 1 S. Wacker Drive, according to Chicago police and the FBI. The guard opened fire after the suspect pulled out a weapon and shot.
The 59-year-old security officer was injured in his right hand but chose not to seek medical assistance, according to authorities.
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According to authorities, the suspect took Madison Street heading east. Although witnesses claimed to have seen money flying about the bank’s entryway, it was unclear whether he had been shot or whether anything had been stolen.
The FBI described the suspect as a Black man who was 5-foot-7 and of medium build. He was dressed in blue pants, a mask, a hooded black jacket, and gloves.
There were no recorded arrests.
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