Woman, 72, wounded in shooting in Lake View

She was walking on a sidewalk in the 3100 block of North Broadway when shots rang out around 1:35 p.m. Thursday, police said.

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Police investigate a shooting in the 3100 block of North Broadway Thursday afternoon.

Police investigate a shooting in the 3100 block of North Broadway Thursday afternoon.

Caroline Hurley/ Chicago Sun-Times

A 72-year-old woman was wounded by gunfire Thursday afternoon in Lake View.

She was walking on a sidewalk in the 3100 block of North Broadway when shots rang out around 1:35 p.m., Chicago police said.

Paramedics took the woman to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she was listed in good condition with a gunshot wound to her thigh.

No other information was released.

On Sunday, a man was shot and killed in a Wrigleyville alley, about a mile away. Hermilo Beltran, 47, was on his way to a second job that evening when he was robbed and shot in the 3400 block of North Clark Street, police said.

Police reported no arrests in either shooting.

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