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Man wounded in South Shore shooting

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

The 44-year-old was walking in the 6700 block of South Merrill Avenue when someone in a black hooded sweatshirt approached him and fired shots, Chicago police said.

He was struck in the armpit about 9:40 p.m., police said. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition stabilized.

Chicago police investigate the scene where a man was shot, Friday night, in the 6700 block of South Merrill, in the South Shore neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Chicago police investigate the scene where a man was shot, Friday night, in the 6700 block of South Merrill, in the South Shore neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

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