CHICAGO (CBS) — Police on Monday night were seeking help in finding person of interest in a shooting that left a man wounded in the South Loop on Sunday morning.
According to Chicago Police, the man was standing in an alley behind 490 S. Wabash Ave., near Ida B. Wells Drive, just before 7:30 a.m. Sunday when an unknown man shot him in the left leg.READ MORE: RealTime Weather Alert: Wet and Windy Monday Morning, Flooding Possible
The shooter then fled south on foot.
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.READ MORE: 3 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
Police said Monday night they have identified a person of interest captured in surveillance images. He is a Black male between 45 and 50 years old with white and gray hair, wearing a dark hoody, khaki pants, and brown shoes.
He also appears to be wearing a greenish-colored lanyard or scarf.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three Detective Caryl Giordano at (312) 744-8261, or make an anonymous tip to CPDTIP.com.MORE NEWS: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park
The public is reminded not to approach the man if he is spotted.