Man, 21, shot in head in Englewood

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 21-year-old man was shot in the head Thursday afternoon on Chicago's South Side.

Police responded to a report of a person down in the 900-block of West 73rd Street in the city's Englewood neighborhood around 12:20 p.m.

Police found the man in the street with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was transported in critical condition to University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital. Police said Thursday afternoon that while they initially believed the victim was a 14 to 15-year-old boy, they were able to identify him and verified he is 21.

He remains in critical condition.

The shooting remains under investigation. No one is in custody.
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