A Chicago police officer was wounded in a shooting March 20, 2021, on the West Side.

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Man shot during attempted robbery in West Town

SHARE Man shot during attempted robbery in West Town
SHARE Man shot during attempted robbery in West Town

A 36-year-old man was shot by someone who tried to rob him early Monday in West Town, police said.

About 12:10 a.m., he was walking in the 2500 block of West Lake when someone walked up and announced a robbery, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

The 36-year-old ran away and the other person opened fire, hitting him in the buttocks, Greer said.

The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.


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