Passenger wounded in Kenwood shooting

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A man was wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side.

About 2 a.m., the 22-year-old was shot while he was a passenger in a vehicle going east in the 900 block of East 47th Street, Chicago Police said.

He was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his right calf, police said. His condition stabilized.

Area Central detectives were investigating.

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