Man, 23, drives to South Side police station with gunshot wound in chest

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A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Wednesday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

At 10:20 p.m., the 23-year-old was driving in the 7900 block of South Union Avenue when a male in a passing tan Infiniti sports-utility vehicle fired a bullet to his chest, according to Chicago police. The two are believed to have known each other.

The 23-year-old drove his vehicle to the nearby 6th district Chicago police headquarters,7808 South Halsted St., where officers spotted him and called an ambulance, police said.

He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the 7800 block of South Halsted Avenue. in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Area South detectives were investigating.

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