Police question 3 people in gas station shooting

September 30, 2010 2:17:38 PM PDT
Chicago Heights Police are questioning three people in connection with the shooting of a gas station clerk.

The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Marathon station on S. Halsted.

Police say two people walked into the gas station, pointed a handgun at the cashier and shot him in the chest.

One of the suspects reportedly tried to open the cash register but was not successful.

The victim is a 44-year old man. He is in intensive care at Christ Hospital.