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Man shot on Near West Side takes self to hospital

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A 19-year-old man was shot Friday night on the Near West Side.

About 10:45 p.m., the man was walking on a sidewalk when he heard gunshots in the first block of North Western Avenue, according to Chicago Police.

He took himself to Rush Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said. His condition stabilized.

Area Central detectives were investigating the shooting.