Man shot in Edgewater overnight

Police are investigating an overnight shooting in the Edgewater neighborhood. No arrests have been made.

The victim, a 35-year-old man, took himself to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he told police that he was shot while sitting in a parked car on the 1100 block of West Granville around 3:45 a.m. Sunday. He said the gunman walked up to his car, fired shots, and ran away, leaving him with a gunshot wound to his left leg.

According to a CPD statement, the victim is in good condition.

Police found no evidence of a shooting on the 1100 block of West Granville. However, several callers reported hearing an argument with shots fired on the 5800 block of North Kenmore around the time he was shot.

According to a source, the shooting victim is currently on parole for aggravated battery to police, failure to report an accident involving death, and aggravated fleeing.

He previously served prison time for aggravated assault of police with a firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm, operating a criminal drug conspiracy, and other charges, Illinois Department of Corrections records show.

Area Three detectives are investigating the shooting.

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