Employee shoots 2 attempting to rob West Rogers Park store

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Monday, November 28, 2016
An employee shot two men who police said were attempting to rob his West Rogers Park store.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An employee of a business in West Rogers Park shot two people who tried to rob his store Sunday, police said.

The incident happened at a store on the 7400-block of North Western Avenue at about 9:46 p.m.

The two suspects entered the store an announced a robbery. The employee fired a weapon and hit both suspects, who fled the scene.

The men were taken into custody a short time later. One was hospitalized with a wound to the shoulder and the other wounded in the right forearm.

The store employee has a valid concealed carry license. He was not seriously hurt.