Man shot in the back in Hell’s Kitchen, police say

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HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan – A man was hospitalized after being shot in the back early Monday, police said.

It happened in the vicinity of 48th Street and 11th Avenue.

The victim, 24, claims he was walking down the street when he felt a pain in his back, police said.

He was taken to a local hospital where he is expected to survive.

The investigation is ongoing.