An off-duty Lynwood police officer shot and wounded someone at a gas station in the south suburb on Sunday, according to police.
The shooting happened at a Mobil gas station at Glenwood Dyer Road and Torrence Avenue around 6:15 p.m., according to a statement by Lynwood Police Deputy Chief Lawrence Weinbrecht.
Officers responded to a call of gunfire and found a wounded person, who was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, Weinbrecht said.
A gun with an extended magazine was found at the scene, he said. Police released no other details.
Illinois State Police said they were investigating the officer’s use of force.
The press is part of the clockwork circus of faux concern that arises after our routine gun massacres.
The man, 25, was driving in the 2200 block of South Sawyer Avenue when someone shot at his car.
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