Off-Duty Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shoots Robbery Suspect: Authorities | NBC Chicago

Off-Duty Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shoots Robbery Suspect: Authorities

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    An off-duty sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a robbery suspect at a salon on Chicago’s South Side Wednesday afternoon, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office and Chicago police. Chris Hush reports.

    (Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017)

    An off-duty sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a robbery suspect at a salon on Chicago’s South Side Wednesday afternoon, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office and Chicago police.

    The incident took place around 1:39 p.m. in the 0-100 block of W. 69th St. in the city’s Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago police. Two offenders entered a business and demanded property from the victims inside, police said.

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    [CHI] Alleged Robber Killed by Off-Duty Deputy During Attempted Robbery

    An alleged robber was killed after he was shot by an off-duty Cook County Sheriff's Deputy during an attempted robbery on Chicago's South Side on Wednesday. NBC 5's Chris Hush has an update on the unfolding situation. 

    (Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017)

    One of the victims, who the Cook County Sheriff’s office confirmed was an off-duty deputy, opened fire, fatally shooting one of the suspects.The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office did not immediately confirm the fatality.

    The location of the second suspect is unknown.

    Further details, including the ages and genders of the suspects, were not immediately available.

    The deputy was unharmed in the incident, the Sheriff’s office said in a statement, adding that Chicago police were conducting the investigation, which remains ongoing.

    According to the Sheriff's Office, the officer involved in the shooting will be off until at least Monday, as is required in cases involving using force.

    Check back for updates on this developing story.

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