5 wounded in Uptown shooting


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Five people were shot in the Uptown neighborhood early Saturday on the North Side.

It happened about 1:30 a.m. in the 4800 block of North Winthrop, according to Chicago Police.

The victims — a 36-year-old man shot in the buttocks, a 27-year-old man in the leg, a 17-year-old boy in the back, a 20-year-old woman in both legs and another 36-year-old man with an arm wound — showed up at Illinois Masonic Medical Center. All were listed in good condition, police said.

The circumstances of the shooting were unknown.

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