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Skokie police shoot armed man in 7-Eleven parking lot

Skokie police shoot armed man in 7-Eleven parking lot

An armed man was shot March 30, 2020 by police officers in north suburban Skokie. | Google Maps

As officers approached the man inside of a parked car, he flashed a semi-automatic handgun, police said.

An armed man was shot Monday by police officers in northwest suburban Skokie.

About 11:15 p.m. officers responding to calls of a suspicious person inside of a vehicle in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven, 7950 Crawford Ave., approached a man sitting inside of a dark-colored SUV, Skokie police said. As officers approached him, he pulled out a semi-automatic handgun.

An officer fired a single shot, striking the man in the abdomen, police said. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The semi-automatic handgun was found at the scene of the shooting, police said.

The Illinois State Police Public Integrity Unit and Skokie police are investigating.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

Source : Sun-Times Wire Link

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