CHICAGO — A 70-year-old man was shot during an armed robbery near Cardinal Francis George's home in the Gold Coast neighborhood Friday night, police said.
The incident, in which the robber got away with the victim's cellphone, occurred in the 1500 block of North Astor Street about 7:25 p.m.
The victim, who was shot in his foot, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.
The shooting occurred near the Archbishop's Residence, the official home of the Catholic Church's Archbishop of Chicago.
The Gold Coast shooting was the first of at least six shootings in Chicago between Friday night and Saturday morning. In one of those shootings, a man was killed in Bronzeville.