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Man shot in both legs runs to gas station to seek help


A man who was shot in both legs ran to a gas station for help early Monday on the Southwest Side, police said.

The 23-year-old man told police he was near Adams and Kostner in the West Garfield Park neighborhood when someone walked up and opened fire about 3:40 a.m. Monday, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

Despite suffering gunshot wounds to both legs, the man was able to run to a gas station in the 400 block of South Kostner Avenue, where someone called 911, Greer said.

The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized, Greer said.

Police had made no arrests. Area North detectives were investigating.

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