Marquette Park shooting: Gas station employee shot during violent robbery, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Marquette Park gas station employee was shot during a violent robbery Wednesday morning, Chicago police said.

The 22-year-old man was working just before 5:30 a.m. in the 6600-block of South Western Avenue when two unknown male suspects entered the gas station and demanded money from the register, according to CPD.

A struggle ensued, and the gas station employee was shot in the leg.

He was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in serious condition, but remained stable, police said.

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The suspects took an unknown amount of money before running north.

No one was in custody later Wednesday morning.

Area One detectives are investigating.

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