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Man critically hurt in Chatham shooting

The man was getting inside his vehicle about 4 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Vernon Avenue when a woman he knows approached him and fired a shot.

A man was shot June 20, 2021 in Chatham.
A man was shot June 20, 2021 in Chatham.
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A man was critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday in Chatham on the South Side.

The man was getting inside his vehicle about 4 a.m. in the 7600 block of South Vernon Avenue when a woman he knows approached him and fired a shot, Chicago police said.

She shot him in the abdomen and left the scene, police said.

The man, 35, got inside his vehicle and drove to the 7500 block of South Eberhart Avenue, where he crashed into a parked car, police said.

Paramendics arrived and transported him to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, police said.

No one is in custody as Area Two detectives investigate.