Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies, attempting to stop a stolen vehicle associated with a homicide in Chicago, shot an armed suspect after the man opened fire on a department police K-9 dog late Thursday morning, Oct. 21, 2021, outside the Benson Corners gas station on Highway 50.

At a press conference Thursday afternoon at the nearby Kenosha County Center, Sheriff David Beth said the suspect was shot in the abdomen and leg and was reported to be in surgery as of Thursday afternoon.