Man shot, critically wounded in South Chicago

SHARE Man shot, critically wounded in South Chicago

Sun-Times file photo

A man was shot and critically wounded early Tuesday in the South Chicago neighborhood.

The 25-year-old was outside about 4:05 a.m. in the 8700 block of South Houston when someone walked up, opened fire, then ran away, according to Chicago Police.

The man was shot in the chest and taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

Police said additional information was not immediately available because of a language barrier. Area South detectives are investigating.

The Latest
The 18-year-old rookie isn’t a “rah-rah” kind of guy and is still learning the ways of the NHL, but he’s comfortable giving teammates advice particularly in one-on-one settings.
Fiske is on the rise and could be an intriguing option for the Bears in the middle of the draft.
Touching 100 mph with command in first start made a good impression
Bellinger re-signed with the Cubs on a flexible three-year, $80 million deal.
When it comes to qualifying for perks — and this is true for Democrats and Republicans in past conventions — big donors can vault into the elite ranks either by direct giving or raising political cash. The Sun-Times has exclusive details on what is being offered to the Biden Victory Fund’s donors at this summer’s Chicago gathering.