Man, 65, shot multiple times in Humboldt Park

SHARE Man, 65, shot multiple times in Humboldt Park
shell_casing_135_e1532448073444.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A 65-year-old man was shot repeatedly Monday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

About 5:30 p.m., the man was on a sidewalk in the 1000 block of North Monticello when he saw the shooter fire into a group of people, according to Chicago police. The suspect then ran up to the man and shot him multiple times in his upper body.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Three people were taken into custody, police said. Charges against them were pending Wednesday morning.

Area North detectives are investigating.

The Latest
The crash of two semis caused a small fire. The road is expected to be closed for two to three hours, police said.
The boy was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition after being grazed in the head, police said.
Another man was wounded Monday in North Lawndale.
Chicago City Council members can select who they want on committees and who should lead them. State law and the city’s own rules clearly spell out they have that power. They just have always opted out and have given the mayor their blessing to do their bidding.
Zack Park, 34, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old John Park on the Northwest Side.