Man shot in West Englewood


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A man was shot Wednesday afternoon in the South Side West Englewood neighborhood.

The 22-year-old was shot in the leg at 2:49 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Damen, according to Chicago Police.

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

Additional details were not immediately available.

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