Clerk killed in Bensenville robbery attempt

A 36-year-old clerk at a Bensenville convenience store was killed in a possible robbery attempt Sunday night.

Police responded to a “report of a possible armed robbery with a shooting” at Sam’s Tobacco and Food Mart in the 200 block of Irving Park Road, according to Bensenville Police.

The clerk was found shot on the ground in front of the business and he was taken to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Bensenville Police Department and the DuPage County Major Crime Task Force are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bensenville Police at 630-350-3455

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