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Man Shot Twice During Robbery Outside 31st Ave Bar

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March 21, 2016 Staff Report

A man was shot twice while being robbed in East Elmhurst Sunday.

Three suspects approached the 26-year-old victim in front of 96-10 31st Ave. at 4:30 a.m. Sunday and removed a chain he was wearing, according to police.

During the incident, one suspect pulled out his gun and shot the victim once in the abdomen and once in the shoulder, before fleeing the scene, police said.

Police have released surveillance photos of the three suspects, whom they describe as three males between the ages of 17 and 20. One of the suspects is described as being between 5-foot-11-inches and 6-feet-tall.

The victim was inside Pa Donde Tono Bar prior to the incident, according to police.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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