A man is in stable condition after being shot twice while running from a masked man who intended to rob him last night. The masked man approached the victim from behind in the 300 block of Clinton Avenue and tried to remove the victim’s property at 11:42 p.m., Aug. 18.
When the victim began to run away, the masked man discharged a firearm striking the victim in his thigh and his shoulder. According to police reports, an ambulance transported the victim, who is in stable condition, to Loyola Medical Center.
The victim was unable to provide any further description of the assailant to police.