Man critically wounded in South Shore shooting

SHARE Man critically wounded in South Shore shooting

A man was shot Wednesday in the 2400 block of East 72nd Street. | Google Earth

A man was critically wounded Wednesday evening in a South Shore shooting.

The 25-year-old was standing outside a restaurant at 5:37 p.m. in the 2400 block of East 72nd Street when someone walked up and fired multiple gunshots at him, according to Chicago Police. The male shooter was wearing a black shirt, black hat and black ski mask and drove away in a burgundy Chevrolet Malibu.

The man was shot in the upper left leg and knee, police said. Someone drove him to Jackson Park Hospital in critical condition, but he was not at the hospital when officers arrived.

The Latest
It seemed to dawn on Reichel that the Hawks need him to take charge of their offense, provided he doesn’t do so in a reckless way. He powered their best performance in a while, even in a 5-3 defeat.
A grand jury in New York votes to charge the ex-president in a case involving payments made in the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims he had sex with a porn star. ‘He did not commit any crime,’ a Trump lawyer said.
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., sitting on millions of dollars of campaign cash, used Trump’s indictment to raise more money for his already abundant congressional campaign fund.
The Vermont senator aimed to energize Johnson’s progressive base and lift turnout among younger voters, who failed to turn up for the first round of balloting.