CHICAGO (CBS) — An off-duty Chicago Police officer shot and wounded a suspect after an armed robbery on the city’s West Side Wednesday morning.
Around 9:30 a.m., the officer saw an armed robbery taking place in the 1800 block of South Komensky Avenue, according to News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.READ MORE: Chicago Mass Vaccination Sites To Begin Offering Pfizer Vaccine For Children Age 12 To 15 On Thursday
The officer shot and wounded the suspect in a backyard at that location, Sullivan said.READ MORE: SWAT Team Responds To Building In South Loop For Call Of Men With Guns Inside
A weapon was recovered at the scene, Sullivan said.MORE NEWS: AAA Estimates 1.7 Million Illinoisans Will Hit The Road For Memorial Day Weekend -- How Do They Come Up With Their Predictions?
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.