Off-duty officer shoots robbery suspect

August 30, 2010 4:40:31 AM PDT
A man was seriously injured in a police-involved shooting Saturday night on the city's South Side. It happened at a restaurant near 79th Street and Loomis Boulevard.

Investigators say an off duty police officer was inside the restaurant when a man with a handgun attempted to rob other customers.

The man reportedly fired several shots at the officer who fired back, hitting the man. He was taken into custody and transported to a hospital. No other injuries were reported.

A weapon was recovered at the scene.


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