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Woman, 18, shot in West Town

An 18-year-old woman was shot Saturday morning in the West Town neighborhood.

The woman was walking in the 1700 block of North Western about 5:25 a.m. when she “heard shots and felt pain,” police said, citing preliminary information.

She was shot in the right shoulder and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where her condition had stabilized.

A Chicago Police sergeant searches a garbage can in a West Town gas station near where a woman was shot Saturday morning. | Sam Charles/Sun-Times
A Chicago Police sergeant searches a garbage can in a West Town gas station near where a woman was shot Saturday morning. | Sam Charles/Sun-Times