By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A man was shot in the foot in the Old Town neighborhood Thursday night and police are searching for suspects.

According to police, a man stole a purse from his friend’s home in the 1700 block of North Sedgwick Street around 11:40 p.m. Police said when the offender was confronted, he shot his friend twice in the foot.

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The offender fled the scene.

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Police said the victim was taken to Northwestern Hospital in good condition.

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Police are investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff