A 19-year-old man was hospitalized this afternoon after being shot in the leg in the Winneconna Parkway neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened at 4:19 p.m. on the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.
The teen was shot in the leg and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized, Zala said. Fire Media said the person was transported in serious-to-critical condition.
The shooting occurred two blocks from Simeon Career Academy High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave.
The Chicago Tribune Reporting