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CPD: Man Accidentally Shoots Himself While Attempting to Rob Person in Loop

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A 26-year-old man accidentally shot himself while attempting to rob a person early Sunday morning in the Loop.

The man was attempting to rob someone about 1:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of  South State Street when he accidentally shot himself in the leg during a fight, Chicago police said.

He was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Area Three detectives are investigating the incident.

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