CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police said a teenager was shot during an attempted armed robbery in the city's West Englewood neighborhood.
Police said a 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were walking in the 6100-block of South Wolcott, near Lindblom Math and Science Academy, at about 6:30 p.m.
According to police, a black car pulled up and two people got out, produced a handgun and demanded property from the teens. The 17-year-old ran, and the robber opened fire, striking him in the chest.
The teen was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in fair condition, police said. The 15-year-old was not hurt.
it is not known whether or not the victim is a Lindblom student. He is expected to recover.
Police said the robbers fled the area. Area South detectives are investigating. No one is currently in custody.
Teen shot near Lindblom Math and Science Academy during attempted armed robbery in West Englewood
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