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Man critically wounded in Chicago Lawn shooting

Updated: January 17, 2014 5:55AM



A man was shot in the head Thursday afternoon in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

The 19-year-old was walking with a female in the 6200 block of South Campbell about 4:15 p.m. when two suspects -- one armed with a handgun -- got out of a dark-colored van and demanded their cell phones, police said. After the two handed over their phones, the armed suspect opened fire, striking the man in the head.

After the shooting, the suspects got back in the van and drove south on Campbell, police said.

Paramedics took him to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.



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