Former cop shot during attempted robbery

October 26, 2010 8:58:59 PM PDT
A former Chicago police officer was shot in the hand during an attempted armed robbery Tuesday night.

The incident happened just after 6 o'clock at a restaurant on the 4600-block of South Halsted. Police say they believe there was only one offender who is not in custody.

The 50-year-old was working security at the restaurant. His injuries are not life-threatening.

Police are still searching for the gunman.