Man, 27, wounded in East Garfield Park drive-by shooting

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A 27-year-old man was shot multiple times during a drive-by attack Tuesday evening in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

The man was sitting in his vehicle about 6:30 p.m. in the 300 block of North Avers when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, striking him multiple times in his body, according to Chicago police.

The man drove himself to Garfield Park Hospital before being transferred to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Two people were taken for questioning, police said.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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