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Man Shot In River North Robbery Attempt, Police Say

A 26-year-old man was shot in the wrist a man approached and demanded his belongings, leading to a "physical struggle," police said.

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RIVER NORTH  — A 26-year-old man was shot Thursday morning during an attempted robbery in River North, police said.

The victim was standing outside on the 500 block of North State Street at 3:26 a.m. Thursday when a man with a gun approached him and demanded his belongings, police said. The victim refused, leading to a “physical struggle,” police said. The man then shot the victim in the wrist and fled on foot, police said.

The victim was taken to Northwest Memorial Hospital in good condition. No one is in custody and Area Three detectives are investigating.

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