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Police involved in hot dog stand shootout

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A Chicago police officer got into a shootout with an armed robber at a hot dog stand on the South Side.

A masked man with a gun apparently walked up to the east window of Jim's Original about 3 p.m. Monday afternoon and announced a robbery. The clerk then pointed out the uniformed officer placing an order at the west window.

The worker ducked as the suspect started firing at the officer. The officer returned fire.

A possible suspect was arrested a short time later.

No one was injured in the shootout.

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