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Reports: Shoplifting suspect shot by police

Published: Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 9:19 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:47 a.m. CST

ROMEOVILLE – Media reports Friday morning indicate that police officers were involved in the shooting of a shoplifting suspect outside a Kohl's in Romeoville.

News sources said that officers responding to a shoplifting report late Thursday chased at least one suspect to a vehicle in the parking lot. When the suspect tried to drive away, reports said, one officer was dragged for some distance and a second officer fired several shots toward the driver.

News reports said that the suspect was hit in the shoulder by one of the shots fired.

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