The victim opened the door at his apartment, 2249 Westport, just before 11:00 p.m., and spotted two men, one of them carrying a gun.
The suspects demanded that he gave them everything he had. The victim tried to push the two men away from his door when he was shot.
The suspects took off on foot.
The victim was taken to St. Francis where he was treated for non-lifethreatening injuries.
Police continue to investigate and ask that anyone with information contact detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.