A 58-year-old man was shot in the head in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side this afternoon.
Someone shot him in the head in the 1000 block of West 47th Street about 3:45 p.m., said police News Affairs Officer Daniel O’Brien.
Police said it's possible the man, who was walking at the time he was shot, was not the intended target. The man wasn't in an argument immediately before he was shot and doesn't have a criminal or gang history, police said.
He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County where his condition had stabilized, said O’Brien.