Chicago shooting: Lincoln Park robbery suspect shot while stealing cellphone on Fullerton, CPD says

Chicago shooting: Lincoln Park robbery suspect shot while stealing cellphone on Fullerton, CPD says

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Crew by way of

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 12:19PM

CHICAGO (TOC) — A theft in Lincoln Park Tuesday night time ended with the suspect being shot, Chicago police stated.

An unidentified male suspect approached a 21-year-old man simply after 8:20 p.m. within the 1600-block of West Fullerton Avenue and reached for the sufferer’s handgun, which was on his waistband, in accordance with CPD.

The sufferer stated the weapon went off and appeared to have shot the male suspect as soon as within the leg.

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The suspect nonetheless demanded the sufferer’s cellphone and fled the scene as soon as the sufferer complied, police stated.

The sufferer was not injured, and there has not been an individual shot discovered within the fast space, in accordance with CPD.

Nobody was in custody Wednesday morning, and Space Two detectives are investigating.

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