Robbery Crew That Shot At Lincoln Park Clerk Strikes Again — In Jefferson Park

An armed robbery crew that fired a shot at a store clerk during a Lincoln Park hold-up Sunday night has struck again.

Cops on the Northwest Side were called to Community Food & Liquor, 5530 North Milwaukee, after the three-man hold-up crew robbed the store around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday night.

The robbers took cash and liquor before fleeing in a silver vehicle, police said.

A silver car, possibly with a plate of US1177, was used in Sunday’s robbery at Best Food Mart, 2451 North Lincoln, and the 7-Eleven store at 3801 North Western in North Center, police said.

One of the offenders fired a shot at the clerk at Best Food, but the victim was not struck.

Cops had descriptions for three robbers. All are black men in their 20’s who stand between 5’5” and 5’11” tall and weigh 150- to 190-pounds.

1) Ski mask, black hoodie with white draw strings, black jeans, white gym shoes
2) Dark hoodie with baseball cap underneath, torn jeans, red gym shoes
3) White mask covering part of his face, dark hoodie with small white logo on left side, bleached jeans, gray gym shoes

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