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CBS Chicago

UPDATED: 1/17/2014 3:45 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — A college student was shot in the head while walking home from school, after two men robbed him and a woman of their cell phones on Thursday.

CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports Kevin Baker, a freshman at Harold Washington College, was in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn early Friday.

Around 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Baker was walking home with a cousin in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, when a dark-colored van pulled up in the 6200 block of South Campbell Avenue, and two men got out, one of them wielding a handgun.

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The two men told Baker and his cousin to hand over their cell phones.

Police said the victims did everything right, but as the robbers walked away, one of them shouted at Baker, then shot him.

Baker was taken to Advocate Christ Medical…

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