A man was wounded in a South Chicago neighborhood shooting early Wednesday.
The 48-year-old was walking on the sidewalk at 12:17 a.m. in the 8900 block of South Commercial when someone nearby in a silver car fired shots, striking him in the lower left leg, according to Chicago Police.
He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition stabilized, police said.
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