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Elderly man shot during Gold Coast robbery

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A 70-year-old man was shot in the foot during a robbery Friday evening in the Gold Coast.

The man was approached by an unknown male suspect and robbed of his cell phone about 7:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Astor Street, police said.

The man was shot in the foot and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in "stable" condition, police said.

The shooting occurred less than a block away from the home of Chicago Archbishop Francis George.

No one was in custody as Area Central detectives investigated.

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