Man shot during armed robbery attempt in Elmhurst

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A 27-year-old man was shot and wounded in the hip during an attempted armed robbery in Elmhurst, police say. (WLS)

Police are searching for four suspects after an attempted armed robbery led to a shooting in west suburban Elmhurst.

Investigators said a 27-year-old man was shot in the hip during the attempted robbery in a parking lot in the 200-block of East First Street around 1 p.m. Thursday.

Police are searching for four men in a gray or green Buick LaCrosse that fled eastbound from the scene.

Investigators said they do not believe the incident was random and the community is not at risk.

The victim was treated and released from Loyola University Medical Center.

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