Man shot while driving near Wicker Park overnight, police say

A 20-year-old man is in good condition after someone shot him from another vehicle as he traveled near Wicker Park early Saturday, police said. No arrests have been made.

The victim told police he was driving his van northbound on the 1200 block of North Ashland when someone opened fire on him from a black SUV around 1:20 a.m. One bullet struck him in his right elbow.

He drove to his home and then proceeded to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment. Police evidence technicians were seen processing the man’s van, which was pocked with bullets, on a Ukrainian Village side street.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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