CHICAGO (CBS) — A Joliet police officer shot and killed a man following a bank robbery Wednesday, according to Joliet police.

Joliet police responded to the 200 block of South Desplaines Avenue as part of a follow up investigation to a bank robbery that at the First Midwest Bank at 1415 West Jefferson Street. Police say the officer “became engaged” with an armed man and “was forced to defend himself.”

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The officer shot the man, who was taken to St. Joseph’s Medical Center, where he later died. The Will County Coroner’s office has identified him as 38-year-old Bruce W. Carter Jr., of Joliet.

The officer was taken to Silver Cross Hospital for treatment and observation.

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The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of the man who robbed the bank.

He is described as a black man, about 200 pounds, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing a black winter coat, a gray knit hat, and dark sweatpants and was carrying a gray and blue backpack.

The FBI is searching for this man, who they say robbed the First Midwest Bank located at 1415 West Jefferson Street in Joliet, Illinoiss. (Credit: FBI)

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Anyone with information regarding this robbery should contact the FBI’s Chicago Field Office at (312)421-6700.