Man Shot Walking at High Noon on Near South Side

By The Chicago Times Staff

January 08, 2023

CHICAGO – A man was shot in broad daylight Saturday in a drive-by shooting on Chicago’s Near South Side.  According to police the 24-year-old victim was walking in the 1600 block of South Prairie around 12:00 pm when a silver colored sedan drove by and fired shots.  The victim was wounded in the thigh and later treated at an area hospital.  Police said the victim is the only witness to the shooting so far and are investigating.