CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was shot and critically wounded Wednesday night in the East Chicago neighborhood on the Southeast Side.

The man was shot multiple times shortly after 8 p.m. near 105th Street and South Avenue B, according to Fire Media Affairs.

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He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

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Area South detectives are investigating.

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