Man shot during robbery attempt in Marquette Park

SHARE Man shot during robbery attempt in Marquette Park

Sun-Times file photo

A man was shot during an attempted robbery Wednesday night in the Southwest Side Marquette Park neighborhood.

The 22-year-old man was standing in an alley at 9:53 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Kedzie when a male walked up to him, pulled out a gun and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police.

The victim started to struggle for the weapon, at which point the suspect fired multiple shots, police said. The shooter then ran away.

The man suffered a graze wound to the chest and two gunshot wounds to the arm, according to police. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition was stabilized.

The Latest
The awards recognize “journalism that best covers the Black experience or addresses issues affecting the worldwide Black community.”
The Cubs claimed Reyes off waivers from the Guardians and optioned Frank Schwindel to Triple-A Iowa to clear space on the active roster.
The start of the new school year is an opportunity to recommit ourselves to those efforts. A recent report by the Illinois State Board of Education found roughly 5,300 unfilled positions at Illinois schools, including more than 1,000 openings at CPS.
What’s ground-breaking here is Chicago is using its buying power to help build renewable energy generation that otherwise might never have moved off the drawing boards.
It’s past due for La Russa to step forward as the manager he used to be, but it isn’t too late.