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Man seriously injured in West Englewood shooting

A man was shot while sitting in a vehicle Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

The man, 21, was in the vehicle in the 1400 block of West 72nd Place about 2:20 p.m. when someone approached and fired shots, striking the man in his lower back and right leg, police said. It was not immediately known whether the vehicle was parked or in traffic.

The man was taken in serious condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

Earlier Sunday, a man was injured in another West Englewood neighborhood shooting about a block away.

About 4:45 a.m., the 29-year-old man was found shot dead in a vehicle in the 1500 block of West 72nd Place. His name was not being released Sunday afternoon.