CHICAGO (STMW) — A 41-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting in the South Side South Chicago neighborhood Sunday afternoon.

The shooting occurred about 2:10 p.m. in the 8300 block of South Burnham Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety.

The 41-year-old victim suffered a gunshot to the back and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Baety said.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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