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Woman shot in Uptown drives herself to hospital

An 18-year-old woman drove herself to a hospital Friday morning after she was shot in the arm in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

About 8:30 a.m., police received a call of shots fired near Wilson and Sheridan, according to News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada. Officers responded but found nothing, but at 9:09 a.m., they were notified of a shooting victim at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.

The 18-year-old woman had driven herself to the hospital after being shot in the arm in the 900 block of West Wilson, Estrada said. She was listed in good condition.

Police did not yet have details on the shooting, which Area North detectives are investigating.



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