Man shot in Old Town

A 23-year-old man was shot in the buttocks early Wednesday in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side.

According to police, three people walked up to the man at 12:34 a.m. in the 400 block of West Blackhawk and fired shots toward him before running off.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said. A source said the victim is a documented gang member.

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