By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot during a robbery Friday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood.

Police said a 55-year-old man was in a car in an alley along North Avenue, near Damen Avenue, around 3:45 p.m., when someone tried to rob him.

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The robber then shot the victim in the hip and leg.

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The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

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North Avenue was shut down near Damen as Area Five detectives investigated.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff