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Man shot during attempted robbery in Englewood

Updated: June 13, 2012 5:44AM

A man was shot Tuesday night during an attempted robbery in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

The man, 32, was shot multiple times in the armpit and chest at about 10 p.m. near the 7300 block of South Morgan Street, according to a statement issued by police News Affairs.

The man told police he did not know the shooter, who fired in his direction in an effort to rob him, the statement said.

He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was listed in serious condition, the statement said.

No one is currently in custody, and Area South detectives are investigating.

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