CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was critically wounded in a shooting Saturday in the South Side Longwood Manor neighborhood.

The shooting occurred about 1 p.m. in the 200 block of West 97th Street, said police News Affairs Officer Joshua Purkiss.

A 28-year-old man was taken in critical condition to Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park with a gunshot wound to the back.

Area South detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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