Off-duty Lynwood police officer shoots person at gas station

The shooting happened Sunday at a Mobil gas station at Glenwood Dyer Road and Torrence Avenue, police say.

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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.

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