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Man questioned in Lake View shooting released without charges

A man questioned by police after allegedly shooting an acquaintance Thursday morning in the North Side Lake View neighborhood has been released without charges.

A 55-year-old man got into an argument with a 67-year-old man he knew in the 800 block of West Oakdale at 10:55 a.m., according to Chicago Police and a statement from Ald. Tom Tunney. The older man pulled a gun and shot the younger man in the left side of the chest.

The victim was taken in critical condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, police said.

The shooter called 911, remained at the scene and was questioned by police, according to the alderman. He has a valid concealed-carry license.

As of Friday afternoon, he had been released without charges, according to police.