Man shot while walking in Avondale, police say

Police are investigating a shooting in the Avondale neighborhood after a man showed up at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with a gunshot wound early Wednesday.

The victim, age 21, told police someone shot at him from a black car as he walked in the 3100 block of West Addison around 9:30 p.m. Monday. A bullet grazed the man’s right shin, but he did not seek medical treatment until today.

Police said the man, who does not have a history of contact with CPD, transported himself to the hospital. He was in good condition.

Area 5 detectives are investigating.

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