Homeless man shot in Humboldt Park

He was standing outside on Thomas Street when a car passed by and two gunmen inside opened fire.

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A Chicago police car.

Police responded to a shooting in Humboldt Park Dec. 17.

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A 50-year-old homeless man was seriously wounded in a shooting Thursday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

He was standing outside in the 3500 block of West Thomas Street when a car passed by and two gunmen inside opened fire, according to a Chicago police spokeswoman.

Officers arrived about 8:40 a.m. and found the man standing and talking, despite having at least two gunshot wounds in his chest and arm, police said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment.

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