By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

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.

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The victim was shot in the leg and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

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Police vehicles and crime scene tape were spotted within the park. The shooting happened in an area where skateboarders practice.

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There was no one in custody Thursday afternoon.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff