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Police investigate a shooting about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2018 in the 4800 block of South Wolcott Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Man wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

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A man was seriously wounded by gunfire late Wednesday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

At 10:37 p.m., the 21-year-old was standing on a sidewalk in the 4800 block of South Wolcott when two males walked over, shouted and fired shots, according to Chicago police.

Police investigate a shooting about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2018 in the 4800 block of South Wolcott Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2018 in the 4800 block of South Wolcott Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

They fired bullets into his chest and shoulder, leaving him in serious condition, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital.

No one was in custody, and Area Central detectives were investigating.

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