Man, woman shot in Humboldt Park robbery attempt

A man and woman were shot during a robbery attempt in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side early Friday.

The two were walking in the 1100 block of North Pulaski about 12:20 a.m. when two males got out of a dark-colored van and announced a robbery, police said.

The man and woman tried to run off, but the would-be robbers opened fire, police said. The man, 33, was shot in the back and side, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.

The woman, 40, was shot twice in the arm and also suffered a graze wound to the buttocks, police said. She was also taken to Stroger Hospital and listed in good condition.