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Man shot with own gun while sexually assaulting woman in Englewood

The shooting happened in the 400 block of West Englewood Avenue as the woman tried to disarm the man, police said.

A woman was sexually assaulted December 29, 2021 in Englewood.
A woman was sexually assaulted December 29, 2021 in Englewood.
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A man was shot with his own gun while sexually assaulting a woman in Englewood on the South Side Wednesday night, according to police.

The woman, 27, was attacked at gunpoint in the 400 block of West Englewood Avenue around 9:45 p.m., police said.

The woman tried to disarm the man and the gun fired, hitting the man, 54, in the leg, police said. He was arrested and transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in fair condition.

The woman wasn’t injured, police said.