By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– An employee was shot during a robbery at a gas station in Chicago Lawn Wednesday morning.

Police said a 22-year-old man was working a the gas station just before 5:30 a.m., in the 6600 block of South Western Avenue, when two men entered and demanded money.

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The man was shot during a struggle with the offenders.

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He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.

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Police are searching for the offenders, who left with an unknown amount of money.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff