My office has been informed by the 24th District Police that there was an attempted robbery and shooting that occurred in the 6100 block of N. Maplewood Avenue in the early hours of Monday, November 28.
The following is the information I received from the 24th District:
At approximately 12:40 am, two offenders attempted to rob two victims in the 6100 block of N. Maplewood Ave. When the victims claimed to have no money, Offender #1 shot at victim #1 striking her in the foot and grazing the leg of victim #2. Both victims are in stable condition at St Francis Hospital. Offenders fled on foot.
I will continue to communicate with the 24th District regarding this incident and will pass along more information as it becomes available.
As always, residents are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings and to immediately call 911 to report any suspicious persons or activity in the area.
Residents are also encouraged to attend their area Beat Meetings to stay apprised of happenings in their neighborhood. The next Beat Meeting for this area (Beat 2413) is Tuesday, December 6, 7:00 pm at Green Briar Park, 2650 W. Peterson Avenue.