JOLIET, Ill. -- Drug enforcement officials in Joliet shot and wounded a suspect at the Louis Joliet Mall Tuesday afternoon.
Undercover agents met with a suspected drug dealer around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the mall parking lot.
Agents saw that suspect was in possession of two kilos of cocaine with a street value of $70,000.
When agents attempted to arrest him, the suspect produced a gun and began firing at the agents.
The agents returned fire, hitting the suspect in the leg, according to police.
The suspect was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A second suspect is also in custody.
No law enforcement was injured.