Man Shot In Uptown Tuesday Is “Uncooperative,” Cops Say

Paramedics treat Tuesday’s gunshot victim in the 900 block of West Wilson | UptownChicago.Rocks

A 36-year-old  man became Uptown’s third gunshot victim of the new year Tuesday night.

Police said the man was shot in the leg outside of 921 West Wilson shortly after 6 p.m. He fell to the ground a few doors away with a wound to his right thigh.

The 900 block of West Wilson is blocked off for Tuesday’s shooting investigation. | UptownChicago.Rocks

Windows were also shot out at two nearby buildings, according to witnesses.

“Nuts, huh?” nearby resident Yehuda Rothschild‎ said. “This is the third [shooting] in the last year that I was right there for.”

Cops said the victim, who lives in the West Side’s Austin neighborhood, is not cooperating with their investigation. He was reported in good condition at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Arrest records show that the victim was charged with DUI in the 3100 block of North Lake Shore Drive last March and theft of labor or services in the Loop two years before that.

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