Man shot near lakefront park on North Side

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A 19-year-old man was shot in the left leg near a park along the lakefront on the North Side late Saturday, according to Chicago Police.

The shooting happened about 10 p.m. in the 3600 block of North Recreation Drive, police said.

The man was approached by several people who asked him about his gang affiliation, police said. When the man told the group he was not affiliated with any gang and began to leave the area, he was shot.

He showed up at Weiss Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A night earlier, a man was grazed in another lakefront shooting on the North Side.