A 45-year-old man was shot when he ran from two robbers Sunday night on the South Side.
About 9:44 p.m., the man was walking on the 2100 block of East 79th Street in
the city's South Shore neighborhood when two men started following him.
One of the men announced a robbery and displayed a handgun. When the victim
tried to run, the man with the gun opened fire.
Both robbers fled southbound on Clyde Avenue.
The victim was taken to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center where his
condition was stabilized.
Police described the robbers as two black men, between the ages of 20 to 25.
One of the robbers is 6 feet tall with a light complexion and short black hair.
He was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt.
The other robber was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall with a short black
afro. He was wearing a shirt with black and white stripes on the front and a