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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