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Lawndale Shooting Wounds Five, Gunman Flees In Black Nissan

By Mary Chappell

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police are searching for suspects after five people were shot in Lawndale early Saturday morning.

About 12:12 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Tripp Avenue, five people were in a large group when they were shot, authorities said. The shots possibly came from an unknown person inside a black four-door Nissan.

First-responders took two men, 22 and 37, to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition. The 22-year-old was shot in the shoulder and the 37-year-old was shot in the back and lower backside.

Two women, ages 25 and 33, took themselves to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said. The 25-year-old had a graze wound on her hip and the 33-year-old was shot in the leg.

The last victim, a 34-year-old woman, was shot twice in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in fair condition.

Nobody is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.


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