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19-year-old shot in leg near lakefront on North Side

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A 19-year-old man was shot in the left leg near a park along the lakefront on the North Side late Saturday, according to the police, who said it happened around 10 p.m. in the 3600 block of North Recreation Drive.

He showed up at Weiss Memorial Hospital, where he was being treated, the police said.

The man told police he was approached by several people who asked him his gang affiliation, police said. When he told the group he was not affiliated with a gang and began to leave the area, he was shot.