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Man Could Be Paralyzed from Shooting: Report

The Joliet man was shot in the neck by an unknown assailant, and was flown to Loyola University Medical Center for treatment.

A Joliet man may be paralyzed after being shot in the neck at a gas station early Saturday morning, Joliet police said.

The 31-year-old man was taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet shortly after the 3 a.m. attack in the 300 block of Chicago Street and was later flown by helicopter to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to a story in the Joliet Herald News.

The assailant was on foot and no motive for the attack is known, police told the newspaper.

Kurt Bihler February 10, 2013 at 02:47 PM
Illinois seems to already have concealed carry. Just not for honest citizens.
J. Ann February 10, 2013 at 09:38 PM
Yep. That's the problem.
rabidatheist February 10, 2013 at 11:21 PM
Well J. Ann it looks like you found something even we can agree on.
J. Ann February 11, 2013 at 11:16 PM
I think that's a good thing! :)
GlockG22Shoots40s February 12, 2013 at 06:21 PM
That will change by June 9th... Federal appeals court gave the IL legislators 180 days to come up with a valid concealed carry law... it was a minor stay of their judgement to give them some time... if they don't follow the order, IL becomes a constitutional carry state. No permit needed. You will still need your FOID (to be contested at a later date too I'm sure).

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