Man, 53, shot in Far South Side alley

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Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the 11500 block of Ashland Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A 53-year-old man was shot Thursday night on the Far South Side.

About 9:40 p.m., the man was drinking in an alley in the 11500 block of South Ashland Avenue when he heard gunshots and felt pain, Chicago Police said. He was shot on his right side.

The man took himself to Metro South Medical Center, where his condition stabilized, police said. He was transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn shortly after.

Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the 11500 block of Ashland Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the 11500 block of Ashland Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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