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Woman accidentally shot in Portage Park

The woman, 32, was with a group of people in the 3700 block of North Lockwood Avenue when a gun accidentally discharged, striking her in the right side of the chest, police said.

A woman was accidentally shot Dec. 6 on the Northwest Side.
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A woman was accidentally shot Monday morning in Portage Park on the Northwest Side.

The woman, 32, was with a group of people in the 3700 block of North Lockwood Avenue about 6 a.m. when a gun accidentally discharged, striking her in the right side of the chest, Chicago police said.

The group left the area before officers arrived. The woman was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition, police said.

No one was in custody.