18-year-old man shot in back in East Garfield Park

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A man was shot Wednesday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

The 18-year-old was standing outside about 3:20 p.m. when someone fired shots from a dark-colored van as it drove by in the 3100 block of West Madison Street, Chicago Police said.

Hesuffered a gunshot wound to his back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital by paramedics, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The vanwas last seen headed west on Madison Street.

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