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5 wounded in Woodlawn shooting

Police responded to shots fired in the 1600 block of East 67th Street and discovered multiple people shot.

Chicago police investigate the scene where 5 people where shot July 5.
Chicago police investigate the scene where 5 people where shot July 5, 2019, in the 1600 block of East 67th Street.
Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

Five people were wounded by gunfire Friday in Woodlawn on the South Side.

Officers responded to calls of shots fired about 2:08 a.m. in the 1600 block of East 67th Street and found five people with gunshot wounds, Chicago police said.

An 18-year-old woman who was struck in the chest and arm was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, police said. Another 18-year-old was taken to the same hospital with gunshot wounds to his leg and chest. Both of their conditions were stabilized.

Five people were shot in Woodlawn on the South Side.
Chicago police investigate the scene where five people where shot, July 5, 2019, in the 1600 block of East 67th Street.
Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A 33-year-old man who was shot twice in the back was also taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition, police said.

A 20-year-old woman was struck in the ankle and took herself to Stroger Hospital, and a 26-year-old man was taken to the same hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said. Both were in good conditions.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.

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