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Near West Side Shooting Wounds Man, 27, Walking In Alley, Police Say

The shooting happened Wednesday night in the 1900 block of West Maypole Avenue.

A 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head Wednesday was listed in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital, officials said.
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CHICAGO — A 27-year-old man was shot and wounded late Wednesday on the Near West Side.

At 9:15 p.m., the man was walking in an alley in the 1900 block of West Maypole Avenue when someone walked up to him and fired shots, police said.

The man was hit in his chest and back. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

No one was in custody. An investigation was ongoing.