Suspect in Chicago-area police shootout pronounced dead

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An armed robbery suspect has died after being wounded in a Thursday shootout with suburban Chicago police that also injured an officer, authorities said.

The village of Lombard said in a statement late Thursday that a male suspect who had fired at Lombard officers earlier Thursday died after being wounded by gunfire.

The village statement said preliminary findings show that officers were called Thursday afternoon to a reported armed robbery at a retail store when they encountered two male suspects, one of whom opened fire on the officers.

CHICAGO-AREA COP AND SUSPECTED ROBBER INJURED IN SHOOTOUT

An armed robbery suspect has died following a shootout with a Lombard, Ill., police officer.

An armed robbery suspect has died following a shootout with a Lombard, Ill., police officer.

Police returned fire and during the exchange of gunfire one officer was struck along with the suspect. Both were taken to a local hospital.

NORTH DAKOTA SUSPECT WOUNDED IN POLICE SHOOTOUT

The police officer remains hospitalized and had undergone surgery for his injuries late Thursday, the village said.

The second suspect in the armed robbery was taken into custody and charges against him were pending.

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Lombard is about 20 miles west of Chicago.

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