Off-duty correctional officer shot

September 23, 2009 8:40:03 PM PDT
An off-duty Cook County correctional officer was shot on the city's Southwest Side.Police were still on the scene in the 4600-block of West 82nd Street on Wednesday night.

Police tell ABC7 the officer was shot in the back during an attempted robbery. He's in serious condition.

The officer was in uniform and on his way to work at the time.

Police were using a helicopter in the search for two suspects.