Man shot in head near Merchandise Mart loading dock

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Chicago police are looking for the gunman who shot a man in the head near the Merchandise Mart in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.

The shooting happened just before 6 a.m. Wednesdays as the victim entered a loading dock at the Apparel Center, 350 N. Orleans.

Police say the victim, a 47-year-old man, suffered a graze wound to his head.

He was awake and alert as emergency crews took him to Northwestern Medical Hospital for treatment.

Police say they have a vague description of the gunman, who fled the scene wearing dark clothes.

The investigation is on-going.

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7 comments

    • Brianna

      Wow!! We also need mouth control, cause if you ever say that to someone is person.. You'll with they had gun control! Bet that! Ignorant bitch!I now I see you were the one commenting on the little black boys story yesterday and making drug and alcohol related comments about the mother.. Now I see why, because your a racist! Mystery solved. Move the hell on with your hateful ass, it's 2013, we dont have room for that in america.

  • guest

    black control? really? that has to be the most ignorant thing i have ever read. where in this story does it say anything about the skin color of the shooter?

  • jeff

    cant go after skin go after that thug life unless???????? he scammed someone and got caught up walkng to work ……crazy whitey again thats when they snap

  • TSL

    Wow, i'm really appalled 2 this story. I used to work this building as security and i have to admitt there is too much access to this building that's not secure. I pray the young man heals graciously and the shoooter is caught b/c i have friends who work there putting their life on the line everyday being in that unsafe building. When is the violence gonna stop??

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