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Man shot in Wrigleyville neighborhood

Updated: April 21, 2013 11:20AM



A 25-year-old man was hospitalized after he was shot less than a block away from Wrigley Field Sunday morning, police said.

The shooting occurred about 3:19 a.m. in the 3500 block of North Sheffield Avenue in the Wrigleyville neighborhood, said police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.

The man was shot in the back and taken in serious condition to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said.

The man has gang affiliations, police said.

Area detectives are investigating.



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