Man shot, wounded in Chatham robbery

Someone demanded the 30-year-old’s property and shot him in the chest, police said.

SHARE Man shot, wounded in Chatham robbery
shell_casing_2_e1557866506630.jpg

A man was shot during a robbery Friday in Chatham. | File photo

A man was shot during a robbery Friday in Chatham on the South Side.

He was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 8000 block of South Perry Avenue when someone drove up in the silver-colored minivan, stepped out and showed a handgun, Chicago police said.

The person demanded the 30-year-old’s property and shot him in the chest, police said. The shooter left with some of the man’s belongings.

Authorities were called at 6:05 p.m. and took him to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. His condition was stabilized.

Area South detectives are investigating.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
It wasn’t immediately clear how the driver fell, Illinois State Police said.
Patrick Williams and Ayo Dosunmu are still very much in the plans for the Bulls moving forward, but they’re no longer in the starting lineup. So how can they continue to develop with less minutes, while the Bulls try and start winning games more consistently? That’s the wire the coaching staff will now walk.
The Americans are winless in 12 games against European opponents at the World Cup since 2002, losing six, and are 1-7 during the tournament’s knockout rounds.
Understanding the minds of ice anglers, a suburban great horned owl, the harvest from Wisconsin’s gun season and a question on hunting shed antlers are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
A person inside a beige SUV opened gunfire, striking two occupants of one car and a driver of another vehicle late Friday night.