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Lombard cop hospitalized after robbery and shootout that left 1 dead – Chicago Tribune

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A 33-year-old Lombard police officer is recovering from surgery after he was injured during an armed robbery at a retail store yesterday afternoon that led to a shootout with the two men involved, the village of Lombard said in a statement.

Lombard police responded to a call of an armed robbery at the store on the 0-100 block of West Roosevelt Road around 4:05 p.m., the statement said. Officers encountered the two men in the area of Ann and Lincoln streets, and one of the men opened fire on the officers, according to the preliminary investigation.

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