Man critically wounded during physical altercation in Burnside

A 59-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting Monday morning in Burnside on the South Side.

The man was walking in the 9200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue around 7 a.m. when someone grabbed him from behind, Chicago police said.

During the struggle, the man was shot while he attempted to grab his gun, police said.

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He was struck in the chest and transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, according to officials.

Police said a weapon was recovered at the scene.

No one is in custody and Area Two detectives were investigating.