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5 shot in Lawndale

All five people were hospitalized in good condition, police said.

Six people were wounded in a shooting Aug. 19, 2020, in Gresham.
Five people were wounded when they were shot July 20, 2020, in Lawndale.
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Five people were shot Monday in Lawndale on the West Side.

They were shot about 8:45 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Lawndale Avenue, Chicago police said.

A 31-year-old man was shot in the knee, and he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. Another man, 38, was taken to the same hospital with a gunshot wound to the buttocks.

A 56-year-old woman and 51-year-old man were both shot in the ankle, police said. They were taken to Stroger Hospital. A 63-year-old man was taken to the same hospital with a gunshot wound to the forearm.

All five people are in good condition, police said.

No one is in custody as Area 4 detectives investigate.

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