Man shot, critically wounded on Near West Side

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A man was critically wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon on the Near West Side.

About 4:11 p.m., the 21-year-old was standing in an intersection in the 200 block of South Western when someone shot him in the back of the head before fleeing in a four-door car, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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