Man, 70, shot during robbery outside Cardinal George’s home on the Gold Coast

Chicago Police are looking for the gunman who shot an elderly man during a robbery in the city’s Gold Coast neighborhood.
The man , 70, was robbed at about 7:30pm Friday night as he walked his dog in the 1500 block of N. Astor Street,  next to Cardinal Francis George’s mansion.
Police say the robber wore a mask and held a gun to the victim’s head, demanded his wallet and then shot his foot when he said he didn’t have hit wallet with him.

The man threw his cell phone and a few dollars on the ground.

The gunman grabbed them and took off running and fired more shots at the victim but they hit a garage.
The victim is hospitalized in stable condition.
No arrests have been made.

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