Man shot in South Lawndale

A man was shot Friday afternoon in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The 22-year-old was walking in an alley about 2:40 p.m. in the 4100 block of West 25th Place when someone walked up and opened fire, hitting him in the face and left arm, police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “stable” condition, Sweeney said.

Police said the man is a documented gang member.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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