A 22-year-old man was shot in his groin just after midnight Monday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

About 12:05 a.m., the man was outside in the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue when someone began shooting at him from a nearby alley, Chicago Police said.

He was struck in the groin and then taken by an acquaintance to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, police said. His condition was stabilized.

Police investigate a person shot Monday morning in the 1400 block of North Mayfield. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Police taped off an alley Monday in the 1400 block of North Mayfield | Tyler LaRiviere/ Sun-Times