Man critical after SW Side shooting

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A 37-year-old man was shot and critically wounded in the Ashburn neighborhood Saturday morning on the Southwest Side.

Officers found him with a gunshot wound to the back at 5:37 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Sawyer, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical “but stable” condition, police said.

The circumstances of the shooting were unknown.

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