Robbers shoot 7-Eleven employee in West Rogers Park

The 7-Eleven at 2741 West Touhy. | Google

Chicago — An armed robbery crew shot a 7-Eleven employee during a robbery in West Rogers Park on Saturday morning, according to Chicago police.

Four men entered the store at 2741 West Touhy around 5:13 a.m. and quickly began to rob the store. Police said one of the offenders shot the 27-year-old worker in his leg and then took money from the cash register. A second employee was not injured.

CPD said the victim was taken to St. Francis Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right leg. The offenders remain at large.

A police officer who reviewed the store’s surveillance video radioed that the robbers were four Black males wearing black hoodies and black pants.

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