CHICAGO – A third man has been charged with the shooting of a Chicago police officer after she responded to an armed robbery at a South Side cellphone store, reported the Chicago Tribune.

Dante Jeffries, 27, faces eight felony charges, including two counts of attempted first-degree murder, police said Tuesday.

Jeffries along with two other suspects are accused of firing at officers. CPD responded to calls of an armed robbery at the store in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood about 1:30 p.m. Friday.

The victims were tied up in the back room. After tying up the victims, the suspects fired at the officers as they fled. The responding officers returned fire, authorities said.

One of the officers was shot in the left leg and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where her condition was stabilized.

Jeffries was arrested Saturday night in the 600 block West Hubbard Street in the Fulton River District neighborhood, police said.  He was  expected to appear in central bond court Tuesday.

Donzell Grant, 20, and Cortez Harrington, 24, have also been charged in the shooting.

(Photo: Chicago Police Department)