Man suffers head wound in South Shore

A man suffered a serious head wound early on New Year’s Day in the South Shore neighborhood.

Officers responded to a 911 call of a person shot in the 3000 block of East Cheltenham Place about 4 a.m. and found man with a large cut on his face and head, police said.

The 35-year-old man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he is listed in fair condition, police said.

Police could not say how the man was injured. Area South detectives are investigating.

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