Madison bank robber killed by security officer

Police cars outside bank
Police cars outside Chase Bank in Madison after a security guard shot a suspected bank robber on March 1, 2018

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - A man was shot and killed by a security officer during a bank robbery in Madison Thursday evening.

Police were called to Chase Bank on Madison's east side just before 5 p.m.

Police say the man went inside the bank with his face covered. He acted like he had a gun and demanded money from a teller.

An armed security guard engaged the robber and shot him.

Police are investigating whether the man was armed.

About seven people were inside the bank at the time.

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