Man slain, shot inside apartment during robbery on Near North Side

CHICAGO (CBS) – A man was massacred and shot inside his apartment in an armed robbery Friday morning on the Near North Side, police said.

At 11:37 a.m., the 34-year-old victim responded to a knock on his door at the 14-unit West Elm building by three unidentified individuals claiming his property. One of the attackers slaughtered the victim – another showed a gun, police said.

The victim and assailant begin to struggle in which the gun discharged – hitting the victim in the left hand.

The victim was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.

The 14 West Elm building, 14 W. Elm St., is an 18-story luxury residential building that also houses the Hangge-Upper nightclub on the ground floor and basement.

No one is in custody. Area three detectives are investigating.


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