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Woman, man hit by gunfire in Humboldt Park

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A man and woman were wounded by someone shooting from the mouth of an alley Monday in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

The shooting happened about 8:50 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Avers when someone fired shots at a door of a building and struck two people, Chicago police said.

A man leaving the building was hit in his lower back, police said. The 26-year-old was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital.

A 29-year-old woman entering the building was hit in the leg and taken to Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, where her condition stabilized, police said.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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