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Man critically wounded in Lawndale shooting

An 18-year-old man was shot in the head early Sunday in Lawndale on the West Side.

About 12:15 a.m., he was walking down the street in the 1200 block of South St. Louis when a gunman walked out of a gangway and opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.

He was struck in the head and taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, Gaines said.