Man critically wounded in shooting near Mag Mile

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 CHICAGO — A man was critically wounded in a shooting in downtown Chicago Friday.

According to police, the shooting took place the 0-100 block of East Huron Street on the Near North Side around 7 p.m. 

Police said the shooting involved people in two vehicles. It is unclear if it was one car shooting at the other or if both cars were exchanging gunfire.

Police said a person inside one of the vehicles, a 31-year-old man, was struck in the legs and back.  

A police spokesman told WGN News the driver of the car the man was in dropped him off at Stroger Hospital in critical condition. The driver then fled.

Officers are looking for video from nearby buildings to aid in the investigation. 

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Several neighbors told WGN News they heard multiple gunshots – possibly 10 or more.

No one is in custody.

Police are investigating.

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