Man shot in Englewood alley

A gunman approached and shot him in the leg in the 1800 block of West 71st Street, police say.

Police tape at a crime scene.

Sun-Times file photo

A 33-year-old man was shot and wounded in an alley Thursday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood.

A gunman approached about 2:40 p.m. and shot him in the leg in the 1800 block of West 71st Street, according to a statement from Chicago police.

The man went to Holy Cross Hospital for treatment, police said.

He was listed in fair-to-serious condition, Chicago fire spokesman Larry Merritt said.

No arrest has been announced.

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