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Police Identify Person Of Interest In South Loop Shooting That Left Man Wounded This Past Weekend

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Police on Monday night were seeking help in finding person of interest in a shooting that left a man wounded in the South Loop on Sunday morning.

According to Chicago Police, the man was standing in an alley behind 490 S. Wabash Ave., near Ida B. Wells Drive, just before 7:30 a.m. Sunday when an unknown man shot him in the left leg.

The shooter then fled south on foot.

The victim was taken by the Chicago Fire Department to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was stabilized.

The scene is near student housing for Columbia College Chicago, Roosevelt University, and the DePaul University Loop campus.

Police said Monday night they have identified a person of interest captured in surveillance images. He is a Black male between 45 and 50 years old with white and gray hair, wearing a dark hoody, khaki pants, and brown shoes.

South Loop Shooting Person Of Interest
(Credit: Chicago Police)

He also appears to be wearing a greenish-colored lanyard or scarf.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three Detective Caryl Giordano at (312) 744-8261, or make an anonymous tip to

The public is reminded not to approach the man if he is spotted.

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