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Man shot outside high school in Back of the Yards

Second Chance High School, 5114 S.Elizabeth St. | Google Maps

A man was critically wounded in a shooting outside a high school Wednesday in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

He was shot in the neck about 4 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Elizabeth Street, Chicago police said.

The man, 19, was carried into Second Chance High School after the attack until an ambulance arrived, according to a spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department.

Paramedics took him to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was in critical condition, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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