Man wounded in West Garfield Park shooting

A man was shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Wednesday night.

The 20-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 4300 block of West Adams about 10 p.m. when someone inside a passing red minivan shot him in the right leg, police said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.


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