Man shot near Jackson Park on South Side

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The view looking east towards Cornell Avenue in Jackson Park, the planned site for the Obama Presidential Center. | File photo by Leslie Adkins/For the Sun-Times

One man was shot and another arrested Friday night in the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood on the South Side.

At 6:45 p.m., a 46-year-old was shot while walking down a sidewalk in the 6700 block of South Jeffery Boulevard, according to Chicago police.

The shooter, who fired from across the street, was taken into custody, police said. A weapon was recovered from him.

The 46-year-old man was taken to a hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Area Central detectives were investigating.

The Jackson Park neighborhood is the planned site of the future Obama Presidential Center.

Police previously identified the address of the shooting as the 2000 block of East 67th Street.

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