Suspected bank robber shot and killed by Evanston police

A suburban bank robbery ended in gunfire today with the suspect dead.

The suspect allegedly robbed the Chase Bank in the 900 block of Grove St around 3 p.m. today.

The man’s name is not being released, but the FBI say this same man hit a bank on Sheridan Rd in Chicago and got away with it last Thursday.

Today, was a different story.

Officers surrounded the suspect, who was armed with a 9mm gun,  outside a Bennison’s Bakery near Maple Ave and Davis Street, about a block from the Chase Bank.

“Evanston police officer yelled at the suspect to drop the weapon,” Cmdr Jay Parrot said.

The suspect did not comply and the officers fired their weapons.

He was rushed to Evanston hospital where he later died.

Back at the scene, police filled the neighborhood gathering evidence like the backpack filled with an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect’s gun.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

3 comments

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 635 other followers