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Man wounded in South Shore shooting

Police investigate a person shot Saturday morning in the 2100 block of East 71st Street at a Subway. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A man was shot and wounded early Saturday in the South Shore neighborhood.

About 12:20 a.m., the 22-year-old was outside in the 2100 block of East 71st Street when someone near him opened fire, Chicago police said.

The man was struck in the groin area and was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition stabilized, police said.

Police investigate a person shot Saturday morning in the 2100 block of East 71st Street at a Subway. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Police investigate a person shot Saturday morning in the 2100 block of East 71st Street at a Subway. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Officers taped off a Subway restaurant shortly after the shooting. A glass door and window were shattered.

Area Central detectives were investigating the shooting.