Michael Odulaja, 21, allegedly entered a business around 8:45 a.m. and stole property from a 41-year-old man at gunpoint in the 200 block of North LaSalle Street, according to police.
Minutes later, Odulaja also tried to rob a 30-year-old man in the 200 block of North Dearborn Street, police said.
Odulaja, of South Shore, was arrested less than a half hour later in the first block of West Wacker Drive. He was charged with armed robbery with a firearm, attempted armed robbery and aggravated unlawful use of weapon, all felonies.
Odulaka is scheduled to appear for a detention hearing Monday.
Michael Odulaja | Chicago police