CHICAGO (CBS) — A man checking on his neighbor during a home invasion was shot in the arm on the city’s Southeast Side overnight.
It happened on 109th and Torrence in the South Deering neighborhood.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: 1,182 New Coronavirus Cases, 5 More Deaths; Lowest One-Day Death Toll Since September
Police say two men and a woman kicked in the door of a second-floor apartment and pistol-whipped the 39-year old man who lives there.
They made off with a TV, a laptop, the victim’s cell phone, some cash and keys.
Media Affairs Officer Robert Perez says the victim’s 59-year-old downstairs neighbor heard the commotion and opened his door as the suspects were leaving.READ MORE: Park District Spring Program Sign Up Starts Monday
One of the suspects shot him in the arm.
They were believed to be driving away in a 2000 red Chevy Impala.
The man who was shot was taken to Trinity Hospital in stable condition.
The robbery victim who was pistol-whipped did not want to be taken to the hospital.MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Seeking To Identify People Involved In Last Summer's Clash With Officers At Columbus Statue In Grant Park
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