Police: Robber shoots self during struggle

February 20, 2012 5:26:57 AM PST
Police say a suspected robber accidentally shot himself Sunday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The man allegedly attempted to rob someone in the 700-block of South Pulaski Road. Police say it appears the man made a mistake and shot himself in the abdomen during a struggle with his would-be victim.

The man was taken in critical condition to a hospital. Charges against him are pending.