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3 wounded in Humboldt Park shooting

Two women and a man were on a sidewalk when someone unleashed gunfire from an alley.

Three people were shot in Humboldt Park.
Chicago police investigate the scene where three people were shot Aug. 18, 2019 in the 800 block of North Homan Avenue.
Carly Behm/Sun-Times

Three people were wounded in a shooting Sunday in Humboldt Park on the West Side.

They were on a sidewalk about 4:53 a.m. in the 800 block of North Homan Avenue when someone fired shots from an alley, Chicago police said.

A woman, 23, was hit in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said. A 23-year-old man was taken to the same hospital with a gunshot wound to the back. His condition was stabilized.

A 27-year-old woman struck in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital, police said.

A man on the scene said the group was having a block party celebrating the beginning of the school year. He declined to be named.

No one is in custody as Area North detectives are investigating.

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