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Man, 18, Critically Hurt In West Englewood Shooting

Glock 9mm Pistol (Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man is in critical condition after he was shot in the head Wednesday evening in the South Side West Englewood neighborhood.

The man, 18, was in the 6800 block of South Laflin Street about 5:55 p.m. when he was shot, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

He was taken to an area hospital in critical condition, Greer said. Further details on the shooting were not immediately known.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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