Northwest District police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in Riverside Park that left one man hospitalized after he was struck once in the left hip.
The victim told officers that he was in the park with some friends shortly before 8:30 p.m., when he noticed a dark green or black SUV pull up and stop. He then saw a male in the back seat pointing a shotgun at him through the side window, according to the police report.
After hearing one shot, the victim discovered that he had been hit. Following the shooting, a friend drove him to Mercy Hospital.