sherrodsuttle10192016.jpg

Sherrod Suttle | Cook County sheriff’s office

Charges filed against robbery suspect shot by police on West Side

SHARE Charges filed against robbery suspect shot by police on West Side
SHARE Charges filed against robbery suspect shot by police on West Side

A 27-year-old man shot Sunday night by a Chicago Police officer was trying to rob a West Side gas station, authorities say.

Sherrod Suttle facestwo counts each of attempted robbery armed with a firearm and aggravated assault of a peace officer, as well as possession of a controlled substance and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, all felonies.

At 8:52 p.m. Sunday, officers were a block away when they were called to the Citgo at 1001 N. Cicero Ave., according to CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. The officersarrived and saw an armed man holding upthe gas station, Guglielmi said.

They “were then confronted” by the suspect and at least one officer opened fire, police said.Suttlewas shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital.

A handgun was found at the gas station, Guglielmi said. No officers were hurt.

Suttle, of the 4100 block of West Kamerling, was ordered held on a $250,000 bond at a Wednesday hearing, according to Cook County Circuit Court records. His next court date is Oct. 24.

The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating the use of force. The officers involved will be placed on administrative duties for 30 days.

The Latest
The FDA will have to decide the exact recipe. But expect a combination shot that adds protection against omicron or some of its newer relatives to the original vaccine.
Aman, 28, was walking to his car in the 300 block of North Avers Street when a gunman approached and demanded his belongings, according to police.
The incident occurred around 11 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Kildare Street, police said.
While his wife is living in a shelter with their children, he keeps calling to propose a reconciliation and threaten to stop paying support.
The attack happened around 3 a.m. in the 9400 block of South Harvard Avenue, police said.