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Man Robbed, Shot In East Garfield Park

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was robbed and shot Thursday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

He was shot in the foot during a narcotics-related robbery at 10:10 p.m. in the 300 block of South Whipple Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

An acquaintance drove the 21-year-old man to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in an unidentified condition.

No one is in custody and Area North detectives are investigating.

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