Man, 20, wounded in Cragin shooting

SHARE Man, 20, wounded in Cragin shooting

Sun-Times file photo

A man was wounded in a shooting early Monday in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

The 20-year-old was walking through the gangway of a home about 4:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of North Laporte when a male walked up, pulled out a gun and fired in his direction, according to Chicago Police. The shooter then ran away.

The man suffered a graze wound to the back, police said. He refused medical attention.

The Latest
The Far South Community Development Corp. is putting final touches on a housing proposal as it looks for other ways to improve the area.
Chicago Family Health Center is one of six finalists for the Pritzker Traubert Foundation $10 million Chicago Prize 2022.
The Hawks have conceded the first goal in eight consecutive games. And after falling 7-2 on Sunday, they’ve now lost seven games in a row. The trends are no coincidence.
Tim Degnan a trusted point man, was key to Richard M. Daley’s political, policy success. As a lawmaker, he raised funds for the new Comiskey Park to keep the White Sox in Chicago.