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Man shot in the neck on Southwest Side drives himself to hospital

A man shot in the neck in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Tuesday night on the Southwest Side drove himself to an area hospital.

The 21-year-old man walked into Holy Cross Hospital, 2701 W. 68th St., about 8:45 p.m., said police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien, citing preliminary information. He was listed in “stable” condition at the hospital, police said.

The man said he was shot in the neck near South Maplewood Avenue and West 62nd Street, police said. He told officials he drove himself to the hospital, which is about a mile away.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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