Man shot in the head during altercation outside Jewel-Osco on SW Side

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO – Police say an altercation led to gunfire outside a Jewel-Osco on Chicago’s Southwest Side.

According to police, the incident unfolded sometime around 5 p.m. near W. 53rd St. and S. Pulaski.

Authorities say 54-year-old and a 32-year-old man got into a physical altercation outside the grocery store. Amid the struggle, the 54-year-old produced a gun and fired shots at the male, striking him in the head.

Chicago paramedics said first responders transported the adult male victim in critical condition to Christ Hospital.

The 54-year-old man sustained an injury to his right hand. First responders transported the man to Holy Cross in good condition.

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Police recovered a weapon. Authorities add that the 54-year-old man was a concealed carry license holder.

SkyCam 9 flew over the scene.

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