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Man shot in Back of the Yards

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A man was shot Thursday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

The 36-year-old was shot in the left inner thigh at 4:48 p.m. in the 1300 block of West 51st Street, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, but his condition was not immediately known, police said.

A police source said the man is a documented gang member.