Chicago bank security guard shot by robber, police say
A Chicago bank security guard was shot Thursday while confronting a suspected robber, authorities said.
The suspected thief entered a Fifth Third Bank before 3 p.m. at 1 S. Wacker Drive in the downtown area, the FBI said.
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At some point, the 59-year-old security guard confronted the suspect, who opened fire with a handgun and shot the victim, the Chicago Police Department said.
He sustained a graze wound to the right hand and declined medical attention, police said. The guard was able to fire his weapon at the suspect.
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It was not clear if the suspect was struck by gunfire. No other injuries were reported. The FBI is investigating the robbery.
The agency described the suspect as a Black male who is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and wearing a black hooded jacket, a mask, winter gloves, and blue jeans.