Man Realizes He's Been Shot, After Sobering Up: Police

September 11, 2018 - 6:13 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man shot Monday night says he was too intoxicated to realize he was wounded until the following morning.

The 19-year-old sought treatment about 5 p.m. Tuesday at Roseland Community Hospital, 45 W. 111th St., after realizing he was shot in the chest, according to Chicago police.

Investigators believe he was shot about 11:30 p.m. the night before, police said. The man told investigators he was intoxicated on the West Side and didn’t realize he was shot until Tuesday morning.

Police have not found a crime scene and Area South detectives are investigating.

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