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
One of the men announced a robbery and displayed a handgun. When the victim tried to run to safety, the man with the gun opened fire, striking him in the foot, Perez said.
Both robbers fled southbound on Clyde Avenue.
The victim was taken to
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 jacket.
Anyone with information identifying the robbers should call police. Area South detectives were investigating.