Woman riding in car struck by bullet on Lake Shore Drive

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A 26-year-old woman was a passenger in this white four-door car when someone in another vehicle fired shots at 2:04 a.m. on Lake Shore Drive. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A woman was shot in the knee while riding in a car Thursday morning in the North Side Gold Coast neighborhood.

A 26-year-old woman was a passenger in this white four-door car when someone in another vehicle fired shots at 2:04 a.m. on Lake Shore Drive. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A 26-year-old woman was a passenger in this white four-door car when someone in another vehicle fired shots at 2:04 a.m. on Lake Shore Drive. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

The woman, 26, was a passenger in a white four-door car traveling north when someone in a silver car with tinted windows fired shots at 2:04 a.m. in the 1600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago Police said.

The woman was taken to Northwestern Hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to the knee, police said.

Police briefly pursued a vehicle that may have been involved in the shooting. The chase started in the 800 block of North Lake Shore Drive and ended on I-55 near exit 289, police said. There were no crashes or injuries during the chase and no one was in custody Thursday morning.


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