Man charged with shooting robbery victim in Woodlawn, then trying to carjack a woman nearby

Curtis Edgleston, 22, was arrested less than 10 minutes after the Wednesday evening shooting, police said.

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A man has been charged with shooting someone during a robbery in Woodlawn and then trying to carjack a woman nearby, according to Chicago police.

Curtis Edgleston, 22, was arrested less than 10 minutes after the Wednesday evening shooting, police said.

Edgleston first robbed a 55-year-old man in the 6200 block of South Cottage Grove around 7 p.m. and then shot him in the face, seriously wounding him, police said.

As he ran away, he tried to carjack a 25-year-old woman nearby but was unsuccessful, police said.

Edgleston, from suburban Blue Island, was expected in court later Friday on charges of attempted murder, armed robbery and unauthorized use of a weapon.

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