Man charged with robbing downtown Chicago bank, shooting security officer
Chicago IL March 30 2023 A man has been charged with robbing a downtown bank earlier this month, and shooting a security officer before making his getaway.
Jawad Hakeem is charged with one count of bank robbery in the heist and shooting at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1 S. Wacker Dr. on Mach 9.
According to the charges, the FBI was able to connect him to the robbery because he gave his phone number to a woman outside the bank just before the heist, and she recognized him from news coverage of the robbery.
Hakeem is currently in federal custody.