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Security Guard Shoots Man Who Pulled Gun When Asked To Pay For Snacks At West Englewood Gas Station

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A shootout over snacks in a West Englewood gas station sent one man to the hospital early Saturday morning.

Chicago police say around midnight, a 40-year-old man went into a Clark station in the 6100 block of South Ashland Avenue and began eating things without paying.

When the 58-year-old security guard on duty told him to pay, that man pulled out a gun instead.

The security guard then drew his own gun and fired, hitting the man in the abdomen.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition and also taken into police custody. No one else was hurt.

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