Police said,chicagoA suburban shopping center blazed todayShootingkilling a guard.
Police said two men tried to rob a jewelry store in the mall but were stopped by guards, the Associated Press reported. The robbers then took out their weapons and fired several shots.
The shooting took place at the River Oaks Center in Calumet City, Illinois just after noon. The guard was hit and died in the hospital.
According to CBS News, the robbers shot and killed the guard and fled in a car.
Calumet City spokesman Sean Howard said about 20 people were inside the mall at the time of the shooting and police are questioning them about their condition.
Police said another person received minor injuries on his hand and was treated at the scene.
Police said that around 20 people were involved in the incident.policeTraining is going on in a building near the mall.
Calumet is located approximately 35.4 kilometers south of Chicago.