Police from Prospect Heights and Mount Prospect and paramedics from Mount Prospect responded about 2:43 a.m. Monday August 31, 2020 to a report that a person was shot during an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven, 1 North Wolf Road in Prospect Heights.
Police arrived first on the scene and determined the scene was secure by 2:49 a.m. According to a person familiar with the business, a store clerk was shot, and the gunshot victim suffered injuries that were initially believed to be non-life-threatening.
Prospect Heights Police Department or Mount Prospect Police Department initially did not release any wide area information about the robbery with a shooting involved, and did not release any information about police activity overnight or whether they were searching for any suspect or suspects. The Prospect Heights 7-Eleven is located immediately adjacent to residential neighborhoods within the village limits of Mount Prospect.
Initially no suspect information or vehicle information is available.
The same 7-Eleven was previously robbed on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 11:11 p.m. by an offender armed with a kitchen knife.
The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.
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