Man shot near Division in Wicker Park area Thursday morning


A 24-year-old male was shot in the upper right leg at approximately 3:55 a.m., Oct. 17, in the 1200 N. block of Wolcott near Division St. in the Wicker Park area.

The victim and a friend were talking when two unknown males approached them. During the verbal interaction, one of the unknown males pulled out a hand gun and fired. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition. 

According to a Chicago Police Department spokesperson, the incident is believed to be gang related. Chicago Area North Detectives are investigating.



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