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Shooting at an Old Chicago restaurant in Colorado Springs leaves one person injured

Posted at 8:51 AM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 18:48:42-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police are looking for a suspect who tried to rob a restaurant on the southeast side of Colorado Springs Saturday night.

Just before 9 p.m. officers responded to the Old Chicago restaurant on North Academy.

According to police, the suspect tried to rob the restaurant, then fired a weapon and hit one of the employees. The suspect then fled the scene.

The employee suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries and is expected to survive.

Police don't have a description of the suspect.

If you have any information, call Colorado Springs police at 719-444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719)634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.