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Man shot during armed robbery at Lansing AutoZone

He was shot in the chest when he followed the suspect outside the AutoZone, 18307 Torrence Ave., to get his vehicle information, police said.

Two suspects are wanted in connection with a carjacking and attempted carjacking from Jan. 21, 2021, in Niles.
Police are looking for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at an AutoZone on Aug. 18, 2019.
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Police are looking for someone who shot a man during an armed robbery Sunday at an AutoZone in south suburban Lansing.

Officers were called about 10:33 a.m. Sunday at the store, 18307 Torrence Ave., according to Lansing police. They arrived to find a 58-year-old man outside with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Investigators learned the male suspect entered the store and pulled out a handgun, police said. After taking an undetermined amount of money, he ran.

The victim was shot when he followed the suspect outside to get his vehicle information, police said.

The man was treated by Lansing paramedics and taken to Munster Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana, police said. He was released from the hospital the same day.

The suspect is described as a male between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-11 with a thin build, according to police. He was last seen driving a black SUV.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lansing Police Department at 708-895-7150.