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Woman, 18, seriously wounded in Humboldt Park shooting

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An 18-year-old woman was shot and seriously wounded Tuesday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

She was standing outside just before 8 p.m. in the 4000 block of West Potomac when a vehicle pulled up and several people got out and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

The woman was shot in the back and taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

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The group of five, ranging in age from 16 to 33, were on the sidewalk in the 800 block of South Karlov Avenue about 1:30 a.m. when a fight broke out and shots were fired.
The man, whose age was unknown, was on a sidewalk in the 5700 block of South Carpenter Street when someone opened fire, striking him in the head and body.
A woman and man, 27 and 25, were in a car in the 2900 block of West 31st Street about 11:45 p.m. when someone opened fire, police said.