Chicago police chased a robbery suspect from River North into Bucktown and shot him after he tried to run over an officer.
Police said the man is wanted in more than a dozen robberies of North Side
convenience stores and restaurants. He was wounded after robbing a Subway shop
on State Street just north of Chicago Avenue,
Officers working a robbery mission team pursued an SUV that matched the
description of one fleeing the scene to the intersection of North, Milwaukee and
Damen avenues. The man tried to run over an officer after backing into a squad
The man did not respond to commands and
made suspicious movements inside the vehicle before he was shot, and police said
they recovered a weapon at the scene.
The 23-year-old man was taken to
Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm.