CHICAGO (CBS)– A man is in custody after police say he fired shots inside a J J Peppers Food Store before leading police to a standoff at his residence in Marquette Park Wednesday afternoon.
An armed man walked into the store, in the 7100 block of South Kedzie Avenue, around 2:40 p.m. According to Chicago police, the offender fired shots at the male clerk behind the counter.READ MORE: Driver Crashes At Touhy Avenue After Shots Are Fired At Car On Edens Expressway; Lanes Shut Down For Hours
The 50-year-old victim was shot in the chest and was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center where his condition was stabilized, police said.READ MORE: University Of Chicago Police Officer Who Shot Man In Hyde Park Shootout Also Shot Student In 2018
Police said the offender then went back to his residence in the 7300 block of South Francisco Avenue.
Police said a SWAT team is responded and took the offender into custody.MORE NEWS: Shedd Aquarium's Penguin Celebrities Showcased In New Children's Book
This is a developing story.