Police investigate overnight shooting in West Town

Chicago police are investigating after a man was reportedly shot after exiting the Kennedy Expressway in West Town overnight. A woman drove the 33-year-old to Stroger Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds to his right arm and right thigh, according to a CPD report.

The approximate location of Monday’s reported shooting. | Multiplottr

He told officers at the hospital that he exited the highway and parked on the 1300 block of West Augusta, then began walking around 3 a.m.

A gunman then began shooting at him from a vehicle that may have been a blue SUV, according to a CPD media statement.

Police did not receive any calls of gunfire in the area near the time the man said he was shot, according to dispatch records.

CPD said the victim is listed in good condition. Area Three detectives are handling the investigation.

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