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2 wounded in shooting near Douglas Park on city’s West Side

Two men were shot and wounded near Douglas Park in Lawndale on the city’s West Side, according to the police, who said it happened around 8:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of South California Avenue.

One of the pair, a 41-year-old man, was shot in the thigh and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, and the other, in his 30s, was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back, the police said.