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Man, 19, shot in South Shore

A man was wounded by gunfire early Thursday in the South Shore neighborhood on the Far South Side.

At 12:28 a.m., the 19-year-old was walking on a sidewalk in the 7700 block of South Essex when someone in a vehicle shot him, according to Chicago police. He was struck in the left leg.

The 19-year-old walked to University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment, police said. No one is in custody.

Chicago Police investigate a shooting about 1 a.m. Thursday, February 7, 2019, in the 7700 block of South Essex Avenue. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Chicago Police investigate a shooting about 1 a.m. Thursday, February 7, 2019, in the 7700 block of South Essex Avenue. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times