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Man critically wounded in shooting near Throop Park in Pilsen

The 27-year-old man was taken to the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Chicago police investigate the scene where a man was shot, Saturday evening, in the 1800 block of South Throop in Pilsen.
Chicago police investigate the scene where a man was shot, Saturday evening, in the 1800 block of South Throop in Pilsen.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A 27-year-old man was critically wounded Saturday in a shooting in Pilsen on the Near West Side.

About 5 p.m., the man was shot multiple times in the 1800 block of South Throop Street near Throop Park, Chicago police said.

He was taken to the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital in critical condition, police said. He is expected to be transferred to Stroger Hospital.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.