Man injured in Greater Grand Crossing shooting

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A man was injured in a Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood shooting early Saturday on the South Side.

About 2:25 a.m., the 37-year-old was standing outside in the 7500 block of South Stewart when someone walked up and opened fire, police said.

He was shot in the foot and suffered a graze wound to the back and was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

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The 30-year-old man, and the woman, 31, were in a car about 2:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of North Cicero Avenue when someone in another car fired shots.
Firefighters responded to the fire, which broke out in an apartment on the top floor of a building in the 2400 block of East 78th Street around 2:30 a.m.