CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A suspected attempted robber shot himself during a robbery Sunday morning in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.
The 17-year-old boy shot himself in the right leg while he was attempting to rob someone in the 8300 block of South Cottage Grove about 10:30 a.m., according to Chicago Police.
He was taken in good condition to Jackson Park Hospital, police said. A second suspect ran away with the gun.
The attempted robbery victim was not injured.
Charges are pending against the suspect as of Sunday afternoon, police said.