61-year-old man robbed, shot in West Englewood

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A 61-year-old man was robbed and shot by two people Thursday afternoon inside a West Englewood store.

About noon, he was inside an establishment in the 6800 block of South Ashland when two men with guns walked in and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police.

At least one of them opened fire, hitting the 61-year-old in the ankle, police said. They made off with his cell phone and an unspecified amount of cash, and took off in a dark-colored vehicle, police said.

The wounded man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.

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