Chicago police: Man shot during River North during robbery attempt

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Thursday, June 23, 2022
Man shot in River North robbery attempt
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A man was shot during an overnight robbery attempt in River North.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was shot during a robbery in River North Thursday morning, Chicago police said.

The 26-year-old victim was standing in the 500-block of North State Street at about 3:26 a.m. when police said he was approached by a male suspect with a gun.

The suspect demanded the victim's belongings and the victim refused, which led to a physical struggle. Police said the suspect shot the victim during the struggle.

The victim was shot in the wrist and transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.

No one is in custody and Area Three detectives are investigating.