By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot and wounded early Monday in an alley in West Rogers Park, police said.

The 43-year-old man self-transported to Swedish Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, after he said he was shot in the alley behind the 6000 block of North Fairfield Avenue – just north of Peterson Avenue.

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The man said at 12:37 a.m., he was walking in the alley when he heard several shots and felt pain.

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His condition was stabilized at the hospital, police said.

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No one was in custody Monday. Area Three detectives were investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff