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20-year-old man shot in the face in Washington Heights

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A 20-year-old man was shot in the face Tuesday afternoon in the Far South Side Washington Heights neighborhood.

About 2:55 p.m., the victim was a sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle in the 1300 block of West 95thStreet when another vehicle drove up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

The man was shot in the face and was transported in critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

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Just before 4 p.m., the teen boys were walking down the street in the 7700 block of South Essex Avenue when someone opened fire.