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63-year-old man shot during hold up in Back of the Yards

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A 63-year-old man was shot Saturday night during a hold up in a Back of the Yards neighborhood store on the South Side.

About 8:20 p.m., the man was in a store in the 1800 block of West 47th when a male walked in and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police. The male then shot the victim in the back and ran out of the store with an unknown amount of money.

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