Chicago Violence

Man Shot While Confronting Catalytic Converter Thieves in West Rogers Park, Police Say

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A man was shot twice Monday morning while confronting people trying to steal his car’s catalytic converter in West Rogers Park, Chicago police said.

The man, 54, approached the thieves around 6 a.m. after he saw someone underneath the car in the 7200 block of North Oakley Avenue, police said.

One of the thieves opened fire and struck the man twice in his body, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

Police announced no arrests.

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