Man critically wounded in Gresham shooting

SHARE Man critically wounded in Gresham shooting
unnamed7_e1536494423583.jpg

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the 7700 block of South Paulina. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A man was wounded in a shooting Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

The 26-year-old was standing on a sidewalk with a group of males when a blue car drove by and someone inside fired shots at 10:51 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Paulina, according to Chicago police.

He was shot in the back and chest and was taken to Christ Medical Center where he was in critical condition, police said.

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the 7700 block of South Paulina. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the 7700 block of South Paulina. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Area south detectives were investigating.

The Latest
“Brookfield Police Department is working with Brookfield Zoo Police to actively investigate the situation throughout the park and surrounding area,” according to Brookfield Zoo’s official Twitter account.
A nation is acting irrationally when it allows, as police allege, a 21-year-man to walk into a store and legally buy a high-powered rifle that he will use to massacre parade goers.
“The shooter is still at large, so let’s pray for justice to prevail, and then let’s move on and let’s celebrate — celebrate the independence of this nation,” state Sen. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, said on Monday 90 minutes after the shooting that left seven dead and at least 30 wounded.
Robert Crimo III will face “dozens” of counts in July 4 shooting, authorities say; police announce 7th fatality.
Although police say Bobby Crimo planned a mass shooting for weeks, his uncle Paul Crimo said he had no inkling the attack was coming.