Man Shot During Party on 22nd Floor of Palmer House Hotel, Cops

Police are investigating

Sunday, Jan 20, 2013  |  Updated 8:40 AM CDT
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Man Shot During Party at Palmer House Hotel, Police

Police investigate a shooting at the Palmer House Hilton.

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Gunfire erupted at a party on the 22nd floor of the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in the Loop early Sunday, leaving one man wounded.

The man, 25, was attending a party in the hotel, at 17 E. Monroe St., when someone took out a gun and fired shots, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

He was shot in the right leg and taken in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Alfaro said.

No one else was hurt, though police could not immediately say why the shooting began.

Area Central detectives are investigating, but no arrests have been made as of early Sunday.

A manager at the hotel could not be reached for comment.

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