Man shot while playing basketball at West Side elementary school court

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A man was wounded by gunfire Thursday as he played basketball outside an elementary school in West Garfield Park.

The 25-year-old was shot about 7:45 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Wilcox, Chicago police said.

He had been playing at a court of Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School, a police source said.

Paramedics took the man to Mt. Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said. His condition was stabilized.