Chicago police: Humboldt Park shooting leaves delivery driver seriously wounded

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Friday, February 3, 2023
Delivery driver shot in Humboldt Park
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Chicago police said a delivery driver was seriously injured in a shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Thursday night.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A food delivery driver was wounded in a shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Thursday night, Chicago police said.

The 40-year-old man was delivering food in the 3600-block of West Iowa Street at about 9:57 p.m. when police said a male suspect approached and demanded his belongings at gunpoint.

The suspect demanded his belongings, taking the victim's cell phone.

The delivery driver fought back and shots were fired according to police

Meanwhile, police spent the night looking for leads at the scene of the shooting in that residential area. It looks like the offender may have dropped a gun clip, which appeared to be on the ground near an evidence marker.

Area Four detectives are investigating. No one is in custody.

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