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Man, 19, wounded in Lawndale shooting

Five people — including three newborn babies — were stabbed at an overnight day care center inside a New York City home early Friday, and a woman who had slashed her wrist and was found in the basement was taken into custody, police said. The victims were listed in critical but stable condition.

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A man was wounded in a shooting Thursday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

About 11:45 a.m., the 19-year-old was walking in the 1400 block of South Lawndale Avenue when a male gunman stepped out a blue SUV and opened fire, according to Chicago police.

The man was struck in his leg and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.