Man shot during attempted robbery of off-duty officer in Calumet Heights

Chicago Crime

Man stable in hospital; Officer uninjured

CHICAGO — A man was shot during an attempted robbery of an off-duty Chicago police officer Monday.

Police said the shooting occurred in the 9200 block of South Phillips Avenue in Calumet Heights.

According to police, around 5:45 p.m., the off-duty officer was approach by an armed man who then attempted to rob him.

Gunfire was exchanged and the man was struck and taken to the hospital. His condition has stabilized.

The off-duty officer was not injured.

A weapon was recovered at the scene, police said.

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The Civilian Office of Police Accountability also responded to the scene and is investigating.

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