29-year-old man shot, robbed in South Shore

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A 29-year-old man was robbed and shot early Friday in the South Shore neighborhood.

At 12:10 a.m., the man was standing on the street in the 2500 block of East 77th Street when two unknown males approached him, and one of them took out a weapon, according to Chicago Police. The pair demanded money, so the man handed over an unknown amount of money.

A struggle then ensued, and the armed offender fired shots, striking the man in the side, police said.

The 29-year-old was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized, police said.

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About 5:30 a.m., the man confronted someone trying to break into his car in the 9300 block of South Rhodes Avenue when he was shot multiple times in the body, police said.
About 4 p.m., he was riding a bike in the 2100 block of East 71st Street when someone fired shots at him from a dark-colored sedan, Chicago police said.
The man, 45, left his car to exchange information with the driver of the striking vehicle when an argument between the two began, police said.
Overwhelmed by fear and anxiety, man considers running away or killing himself.
Days earlier, a shootout between two people left a woman dead and two others wounded, including one of the alleged gunmen, according to police.