Police: Intruder Shot During West Side Robbery Attempt


A suspected robber was in critical condition Sunday after being shot on the city's west side.

The shooting occurred Saturday at about 2 p.m. at a home on Haldy Avenue.

According to police, two people armed with guns entered the home and demanded valuables.  One person inside the home retrieved a handgun and opened fire, hitting one of the intruders.

Police said the suspected robber was transported to Mount Carmel West Hospital in life-threatening condition.

The other intruder fled the home.

None of the people inside the home were injured.

The identity of the person who was shot was not released by police.

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