19-year-old woman shot in Brighton Park

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A woman was shot early Sunday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The 19-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle stopped at a traffic light about 4 a.m. in the 4300 block of South Western when a male got out of another vehicle and fired several shots, according to Chicago Police.

She suffered a graze wound to the buttocks and walked in to Stroger Hospital, where she was in good condition, police said.

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