A man was shot Wednesday night in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side.

About 8:40 p.m., the 23-year-old was in the 8100 block of South Avalon Avenue when someone in a light colored vehicle drove up and fired shots, Chicago Police said.

The man suffered a gunshot wound to the face, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

No one was in custody as detectives investigated the shooting.