CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was shot in the back in the Hermosa neighborhood Tuesday afternoon on the Northwest Side.

The 25-year-old man was shot in the back about 2 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Armitage Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Joshua Purkiss, citing preliminary information.

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He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said.

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Area North detectives are investigating.

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