Man shot in West Woodlawn


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A man was shot in the West Woodlawn neighborhood Friday evening on the South Side.

The 35-year-old was standing outside a home about 5:50 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Evans Avenue when a person walked up to him and began shooting, according to Chicago Police. The shooter ran away.

The man was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the leg and his condition was stabilized, police said.

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Fire Cmdr. Walter Schroeder said one person might still be inside the home, but firefighters were not able to get into the building because it is “very dangerous right now.”
The man, 39, was dead on the scene with a gunshot wound to his chest.