A 19-year-old DePaul University student was shot in the leg during a robbery attempt near the school’s Lincoln Park campus late Monday night.
The victim got caught up in the robbery after he walked out of a 7-Eleven store at 2600 North Lincoln Avenue around 11:45 p.m.
One of the offenders opened fire after he started to run away, striking him in the lower left leg, according to police. He is in good condition.
The robbers are described as two black men in their 20’s who stand about 6-feet tall. They were wearing dark clothing, the victim said.
|Five DePaul University students have been robbed at gunpoint near the school’s campus this year. | Google|
DePaul University’s Public Safety Department has issued three warnings to students about armed robberies near the school’s campus this year.
• On March 1, a DePaul student was robbed at gunpoint as he walked in the 2200 block of North Halsted around 3 p.m.
CWB Chicago has also independently confirmed two other armed robberies near the school: