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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Police are investigating after witnesses say a young man was shot in his back Monday afternoon.

The shooting took place near the back of the Oak Glen apartments in the 7700 block of West Main. The victim went to a nearby home, and the man living there called police.

Witnesses say the victim appears to be between 18 and 20-years-old. He is expected to be okay.

Police have not released any additional information about the victim or any potential suspects.

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