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Detroit — A 27-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot early Saturday on the city’s west side. 

Detroit police said the incident took place at 1:05 a.m. in the 8000 block of Beechdale. 

Police said the victim was standing in front of his home when he saw someone approaching him with a shot gun. The victim tried to run inside the home but was shot in the back.

The suspect fled on foot. The victim was taken to the hospital and is listed in critical condition. 

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