Man shot, suspect detained inside Lakeview apartment building

Chicago police have a suspect in custody after a man was shot during a possible domestic incident in Lakeview on Tuesday afternoon.

Police responded to a call of shots fired inside an apartment building in the 700 block of West Diversey around 3:05 p.m. They found a shell casing and blood near the seventh-floor lobby and located the victim, a 50-year-old man, a short time later, according to police.

EMS took the victim to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition with a gunshot wound to his foot.

Later in the afternoon, police found a gun and arrested a suspect in a stairwell of the building.

Police said the man was shot inside a residential building in the 700 block of West Diversey. | Google

Tuesday’s victim is the 15th person shot in Lakeview so far this year. Here is a look at historical shooting victim totals for Lakeview as of November 8:

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