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Man critically wounded in Old Town shooting

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A man was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday in Old Town on the Near North Side.

The 21-year-old was standing in a group of people in the 400 block of West Goethe Street when two people approached on foot and fired shots, Chicago police said.

He was struck in the leg about 9:30 p.m. and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.