Three people were shot on the South Side late Thursday and early Friday, including a 47-year-old man injured as he struggled with an armed robber in Chatham, police said.
That man was walking on the 600 block of East 89th Street about 3:30 a.m. when two younger men, between 18 and 20, approached him from behind and announced a robbery, police said.
They were after the man’s jewelry, police said.
The older man struggled with the armed robber and was shot in the thigh, and the two fled east on 89th Street, police said.
The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, police said.
Also, two men were shot in the Englewood neighborhood overnight.
One was shot on the 6300 block of South Aberdeen Street about 1:55 a.m. Friday, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said, citing early reports.
He was shot in the chest and leg and taken in stable condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Alfaro said.
Circumstances surrounding that shooting weren't immediately available.
Another man in his 20s was shot on the 200 block of West 72nd Street about 10:20 p.m. Thursday in the same neighborhood, according to authorities.
Police said the man was 21, but the Chicago Fire Department said he was 22.
He was standing in an apartment when someone fired through a window. The victim was hit in the left cheek below the eye, police said.
He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center, according to the Chicago Fire Department.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun