Attempted robbery at Verizon store leads to officer-involved shooting in Gary
GARY, Ind. — A botched robbery attempt led to a police chase and an officer involved shooting in Gary.
Police say five people attempted to rob a Verizon store around 6 p.m. Tuesday in Munster.
The suspects attempted to get away in a car, but were chased by several law enforcement agencies.
They ditched the car in Gary, and took off on foot.
That’s when one suspect was shot and wounded — but it’s not clear how badly.
Three others were arrested.
A fifth person is still on the run.
Police say they recovered weapons at the scene.
No officers were injured.