26-year-old man shot in Uptown

SHARE 26-year-old man shot in Uptown

Sun-Times file photo

A 26-year-old man was shot Thursday afternoon in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

Just after 3 p.m., the victim was in the 1000 block of West Wilson Avenue when he was approached by four people and one of them shot at him, Chicago Police said.

He was struck in the left thigh, and was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said. His condition had stabilized.

The Latest
La Russa’s doctors recommended that he leave the dugout permanently.
About 5:20 a.m., the man, 38, was found on a sidewalk in the 300 block of West Division Street when he had been shot multiple times in the body by someone he was arguing with, Chicago police said.
The man, believed to be in his 20s, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died from his gunshot wounds, Chicago Fire Department officials said.
A fall grasshopper scene, a question on the Early Show, Chicagoan Joe Nega‘s winning bass fishing and Loreta Lynn on salmon are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
The Bears place-kicker did not practice Thursday or Friday because of a personal issue. Michael Badgley, who made 18-of-21 field goals and 39-of-39 PATs as a fill-in kicker for the Colts last year, will replace Santos against the Giants.