Woman seriously wounded in Lawndale shooting

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A woman was shot and seriously wounded Saturday afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

The 24-year-old was standing near Independence and Roosevelt about 12:30 p.m. when a newer-model silver vehicle pulled up with a male and female inside, according to Chicago Police. The male passenger fired at her before vehicle drove away.

The woman was shot in the right side of the torso and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A police source said the shooting appeared to be narcotics-related.

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