Man critically wounded in Cragin shooting

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A man was shot and critically wounded Thursday in Cragin on the Northwest Side.

He was at a laundromat about 5:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of West Fullerton Avenue when another man walked in and shot him, Chicago police said.

The man, 22, was struck in the chest and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

Police described the shooter as a 19- to 30-year-old man between 5-foot-4 and 5-foot-8 with a medium build, short black hair and a goatee. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket, khaki pants and possibly white Adidas gym shoes at the time of the incident, police said.

Security footage | Chicago police

Security footage | Chicago police

The shooter was also seen in that block riding a neon green bicycle, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Area North detectives at 312-744-8261.

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