Man shot during Chatham robbery - New York News

Man shot during Chatham robbery

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A man was shot during a robbery early Wednesday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

The man, 27, was sitting in a vehicle in the 800 block of East 82nd Street about 1:05 a.m. when a male armed with a handgun approached him and announced a robbery, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

He took the man's wallet before firing multiple times and running away, Alfaro said.

The man was taken with a gunshot wound to the lower back and a graze wound to the head to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was listed in "stable" condition, Alfaro said.

A person is in custody in connection with the shooting, Alfaro said.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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