A man was shot and critically wounded by someone who robbed him Tuesday afternoon in the South Chicago neighborhood.
About 2:45 p.m., the robber walked up to the 23-year-old in the 8000 block of South Muskegon, demanded his things and then shot him in the back and leg, according to Chicago Police.
The man was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.
“This is a jarring reminder of why all gun owners must store their firearms in a safe and responsible manner,” Vernon Hills Police Chief Patrick L. Kreis said in a statement.
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Police found the man with a gunshot wound to the head in the 1400 block of West 49th Street, police said.
The two men were shot Saturday in the 7100 block of South Peoria Street, police said.
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The man, who apparently took his own life inside the building in the 4100 block of West Chicago Avenue had been the subject of more than 40 calls for service since January 2022, a police department source told the Sun-Times.