Shooting during attempted robbery leaves man seriously wounded in Back of the Yards
CHICAGO - An 18-year-old was shot multiple times while trying to fight off an attempted robber early Monday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
The man was walking around 2:34 a.m. in the 1800 block of West 43rd Street when someone approached and tried to take his belongings, police said.
A struggle ensued and a gunman came from an alley and began shooting toward the victim, police said.
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The 18-year-old suffered gunshot wounds across the body and was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was listed in serious condition.
No one is in custody as Area One detectives investigate.