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Security guard shot on Far South Side

Updated: June 18, 2012 8:34AM

A security guard was found shot in the leg in his van in the Far South Side Burnside neighborhood early Monday.

The 38-year-old man was found in his Chevrolet van in the 8700 block of South Greenwood Avenue about 1:30 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said.

He was scheduled to be at work as a security guard at a business there, but was not in his security guard uniform when he was found by paramedics responding to a “person shot” call, police said.

He did, however, have his work gun on him.

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

No one is in custody. Area South detectives are investigating.

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