There was a heavy police presence near Main Street and Roosevelt Road, according to authorities. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.
Anna Schier , Patch Staff
LOMBARD, IL — A police officer and suspect were shot in connection with an armed robbery Thursday in Lombard, according to authorities.
The robbery and shooting occurred shortly after 4 p.m. at The Smoke Shop in the area of Main Street and Roosevelt Road, WLS reported , adding the officer suffered injuries that were not life-threatening and was taken to Good Samaritan hospital. Two people were in custody, according to WLS.
There was a heavy police presence specifically surrounding Ann Street between Lincoln and Main streets, according to an alert from the village of Lombard, which said police were continuing to investigate and asked drivers to avoid the area.
“Since this is an active investigation, no further details are available at this time,” the alert said.
Aerial footage of the scene tweeted by NBC Chicago reporter Mike Lorber shortly before 4:30 p.m. showed multiple ambulances and at least seven other emergency vehicles north of Roosevelt Road and Main Street.
As of 4:40 p.m., Roosevelt Road was closed between Main Street and Finley Road, according to WGN reporter Shannon Halligan .
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