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.READ MORE: Pair Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega Denied Bail; Accused Teen Gunman Committed Three Previous Carjackings, Prosecutors Say
The man was shot during a struggle with the offenders.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Winter Storm Watch On The Way
He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in serious condition.MORE NEWS: Department Of Streets And Sanitation Dispatches Snow Plows To Major Chicago Roads With Winter Storm Coming
Police are searching for the offenders, who left with an unknown amount of money.