Man OK after Rogers Park shooting, cops say

A 42-year-old man is in good condition after being shot in Rogers Park overnight, police said.

The victim showed up at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston around 5:30 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his thigh. Police said the victim told them he was walking in the 6900 block of North Clark around 2:30 a.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain in his leg.

Today’s shooting is the first of the year for Rogers Park, according to CPD data. Area Three detectives are investigating.

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