Prayers for the Officer.
UPDATE: Breaking News link. Austin and Division neighborhood.
UPDATE: The Officer has died of his wounds:
A off-duty Chicago Police officer died after being shot Thursday evening while working security at a grocery in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.
He was shot during a robbery around 8:30 p.m. at M&M Quick Foods in the 1200 block of North Austin, officials said.
The officer died at Stroger Hospital, officials said.
Jerod Dent, 25, who lives near the store, said the officer had just been hired about a week ago after the store was robbed about three weeks ago.
Regular posting will be suspended tonight. Sarcasm & Silliness have a time and a place and unfortunately, this isn't it.
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