CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot and critically wounded in broad daylight in Grant Park Thursday afternoon.
Police said at 1:59 p.m., the 26-year-old man was in Grant Park near Roosevelt Road when someone came up and shot him.READ MORE: Another Victim Of Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy Identified: Francis Wayne Alexander, Of North Carolina
The victim was shot in the leg and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.READ MORE: Teen Charged In Pair Of September 2020 Carjackings On South Side
Police vehicles and crime scene tape were spotted within the park. The shooting happened in an area where skateboarders practice.MORE NEWS: Desperate To Find More Staff, Some Fast Food Restaurants Recruiting Customers
There was no one in custody Thursday afternoon.