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Police search for suspect after shooting captured on ‘Facebook Live’ video stream

Posted at 10:55 AM, Apr 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-01 14:41:39-04

GRAPHIC WARNING: The video posted with this story is graphic and extremely disturbing, as it shows a shooting happening live. It also contains strong langauge. Viewer discretion is advised.

CHICAGO — Video posted to social media appears to show a brazen shooting in Chicago that left a man in critical condition.

The 31-year-old victim was taking part in a "Facebook Live" video -- recording himself and streaming the video to Facebook.

He was standing outside a store at 55th and Hoyne in Chicago's West Englewood neighborhood when the shooting happened.

He was hit multiple times and taken to the hospital, where he was fighting for his life, according to WGN.

Police said the victim is a documented gang member.

They are following up on leads.

The video posted below is graphic and disturbing and also contains strong language