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Driver wounded in Lawndale shooting

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A man was shot and wounded while driving Monday night in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

The 30-year-old was driving south in the 1200 block of South Springfield Avenue when someone exited a dark-colored car and opened fire, Chicago police said.

The man was shot in his ankle and taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital for treatment, police said.

Area Central detectives are investigating.