Chicago police shoot, wound robbery suspect at gas station


CHICAGO (AP) _ Chicago police officers have shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect at a gas station.

Police say officers were about a block away and responded Sunday night to a call about an armed robbery at the station in the West Humboldt Park and arrived to find the robbery in progress.

Police say in a statement they were confronted by the armed suspect and officers fired, shooting him in the leg. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, where he was last reported in serious but stable condition. No officers were injured and police say a gun was recovered.

The shooting is under investigation and the department says officers involved will be on routine administrative duties for 30 days.