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Man shot in Humboldt Park neighborhood

A 24-year-old man was shot in the hip Tuesday evening in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

He was with friends when they encountered a group of rival gang members about 9 p.m. in the 1500 block of North St. Louis, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

They started arguing, and someone took out a handgun and started shooting, Alfaro said.

The injured man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, Alfaro said.

No one was in custody. Area North detectives were investigating.

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