90-year-old man shot in Lawndale, detectives questioning person of interest, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Saturday, July 2, 2022

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 90-year-old man was critically hurt in a shooting on the city's West Side Saturday morning, the Chicago Police Department said.

The man was discovered in the Lawndale neighborhood's 1500 block of South Harding Avenue at about 10:00 a.m. with one gunshot wound to his abdomen, Chicago police said.

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He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said. Circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

Area Four Detectives are speaking to a person of interest, police said.

Authorities did not provide further information about the incident.