A man was wounded in a shooting Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

The 26-year-old was standing on a sidewalk with a group of males when a blue car drove by and someone inside fired shots at 10:51 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Paulina, according to Chicago police.

He was shot in the back and chest and was taken to Christ Medical Center where he was in critical condition, police said.

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the 7700 block of South Paulina. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 11 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the 7700 block of South Paulina. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Area south detectives were investigating.