Man shot in back of head in Gage Park

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The aftermath of a shooting and crash in Gage Park that left a man in serious condition early Saturday. | Network Video Productions

A 26-year-old man was shot in the back of the head early Saturday in a Gage Park neighborhood drive-by attack on the Southwest Side.

He stopped his car at a light about 2:25 a.m. in the 2500 block of West 51st Street when an SUV pulled up and someone inside started yelling gang slogans and firing a gun, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The 26-year-old was struck in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, Alfaro said.

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A minivan rests on a sidewalk after a Southwest Side shooting and crash early Saturday. | Network Video Productions


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