Manhunt underway for suspect who attempted to rob off-duty officer

CHICAGO – A manhunt is underway for a suspect who attempted to rob an off-duty Chicago police officer on the Far South Side.

Police say the officer was walking in the 2200 block of W. 101 St in Beverly when he was approached by a suspect who displayed a gun and demanded money.

The officer fired shots and the suspect fled.  The suspect may have been wounded.

The officer was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.