Man wounded in Chicago Lawn drive-by shooting

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A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Saturday afternoon on the Southwest Side.

The 21-year-old was sitting outside in the 2400 block of West 70th at 1:48 p.m. when a vehicle approached and someone inside fired at him, police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney said.

He was shot in the arm and taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition, Sweeney said.

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