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Man Shot, Critically Wounded On Huron Street In River North Near Mag Mile

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man was shot and critically wounded Friday evening in River North, just steps from the Magnificent Mile.

At 6:50 p.m., the 31-year-old man was near the sidewalk in the 0-99 block of East Huron Street, near Wabash Avenue, when someone shot him, police said.

The victim was struck to the legs and back and was took himself to Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where he was reported in critical condition.

The crime scene is just a block from crowds around Zara and the Omni Hotel.

No one was in custody late Friday. Area Three detectives were investigating.

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