Man charged with armed robbery, kidnapping after being shot by Maywood officers

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Maywood Police said they were responding to a report of an armed robbery at this Burger King restaurant at Lake Street and 1st Avenue when they shot and wounded a man who “displayed a firearm” as he fled officers. | Google Streetview

A man who was shot Sunday night by police officers responding to an armed robbery at a Burger King restaurant in west suburban Maywood is now facing charges.

Roderick Rozell Moss, 42, of Berwyn, was charged with felony counts of armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping, according to Maywood police.

A judge set his bond to $500,000 Friday, according to records from the Cook County sheriff’s office.

Roderick Rozell Moss | Maywood police

Roderick Rozell Moss | Maywood police

At 8:18 p.m., officers responding to the robbery saw Moss running away from the the Burger King at 29 E. Lake St., police said. He was seen wearing all black clothing and donning a ski mask.

Officers then chased Moss and ordered him to stop, police said. After Moss pulled out a gun, an “armed encounter” ensued and he was shot.

A video of the exchange posted to YouTube shows officers firing 14 shots at Moss as he runs from the scene. He is then seen falling to the sidewalk.

Moss was taken to a hospital with wounds that weren’t thought to be life-threatening, police said. He is scheduled to appear in bond court on Friday.

As a precaution, both officers involved in the shooting were also taken to a hospital, police said. They have since been treated and released.

The officers have been placed on routine administrative duties while the Illinois State Police Integrity Task Force investigates the shooting.

Moss was scheduled to appear in court Sept. 25.

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