By Mugo Odigwe

CHICAGO (CBS)– A man was shot during a robbery in River North early Thursday morning.

Police said the victim was walking on Grand and Wabash avenues around 2 a.m. when a man approached and asked for his items. The victim complied, but when the suspect took off the victim chased after him.

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Police said the suspect fired several shots at the victim before taking off in a silver sedan.

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The victim was shot in the hips and is being treated at Northwestern Hospital.

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Police are searching for the suspect.