CHICAGO — A 70-year-old man is fighting for his life after being shot outside a Near West Side apartment complex within walking distance of the University of Illinois Chicago.  

According to police, the shooting occurred around 2:45 p.m. in the 1300 block of S. Morgan St. when someone inside a vehicle opened fire.  

The shooting victim was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

Police are investigating.  

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