Man shot in Archer Heights


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A man was seriously wounded Sunday nigh in an Archer Heights neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side.

At 8:10 p.m., a 23-year-old man was in a vehicle in the 4700 block of South Hamlin Avenue when someone from the street fired shots, police said.

The man suffered a gunshot wound to the back and showed up at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn where he was listed in serious condition.

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The victims were with multiple people in the backyard of a house in the 7800 block of South Harper Avenue about 5:30 a.m. when someone approached and fired into the crowd, police said.
About 5:30 a.m., the man confronted someone trying to break into his car in the 9300 block of South Rhodes Avenue when he was shot multiple times in the body, police said.
About 4 p.m., he was riding a bike in the 2100 block of East 71st Street when someone fired shots at him from a dark-colored sedan, Chicago police said.
The man, 45, left his car to exchange information with the driver of the striking vehicle when an argument between the two began, police said.
Overwhelmed by fear and anxiety, man considers running away or killing himself.