CHICAGO - Shots were fired near a Chicago high school Tuesday night, forcing kids playing soccer to hit the ground.
The incident occurred around North Grand High School in West Humboldt Park.
An 81-year-old man was shot in the back.
The man was standing in the street in the 1700 block of North Tripp at about 6:50 p.m. when an unknown offender shot him in the back, Chicago police said.
He was transported to the hospital.
The Chicago Fire Department said the man is in critical condition.
No one is in custody, and Area Five Detectives are investigating.