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A Flossmoor man was hospitalized Tuesday after being shot in the back near his house.

According to a Flossmoor ECOP posting, the 20-year-old man was discovered inside his house in the 3900 block of 189th Street. The incident was reported at about 10:50 p.m. on Aug. 23.

Officers provided first aid to the victim until the Flossmoor Fire Department arrived. The victim was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The condition of the victim is currently not known, police said.

 The initial investigation indicated the victim was shot outside the house. The assailant fled the scene immediately after the shooting. There are no suspects in custody at this time, and subject descriptions are not immediately available.

Police said it appears the victim was targeted in this incident.

 According to police, the shooting was an isolated incident that is being investigated by Flossmoor detectives. The police department will provide updates on the incident as needed.

Persons with any information are urged to contact the Flossmoor Police Department at 708-957-4500.

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