CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is hospitalized after he was shot in the South Loop Sunday morning.
According to Chicago police, the man was standing in an alley in the 400 block of South Wabash Avenue, near Ida B. Wells Drive, just before 7:30 a.m. when an unknown man shot him in the left leg.READ MORE: Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers Amid Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
The shooter then fled south on foot.READ MORE: Artist Nate Baranowski Uses Chalk Art To Bring Halloween Festivity To Howard Street In Rogers Park
The victim was taken by the Chicago Fire Department to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was stabilized.
The scene is near student housing for Columbia College Chicago, Roosevelt University, and the DePaul University Loop campus.MORE NEWS: City Officials, Community Leaders Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu Shots
No one was in custody late Sunday afternoon as Area Three detectives investigated.