Man beaten, shot in Marquette Park

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Man was beaten and shot late Tuesday in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The 27-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 6300 block of South Artesian at 11:15 p.m. when several males started beating him, according to Chicago Police. During the attack, he was shot in the right shoulder.

The man was taken to Holy Cross Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

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