A man was shot late Thursday in the Heart of Chicago on the Lower West Side.

About 11:32 p.m., the 23-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 1800 block of West 21st Street when he heard shots and realized he’d been hit, according to Chicago Police.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Stroger Hospital, police said. His condition was not immediately known early Friday.