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Pregnant Woman, 35, Shot In North Lawndale; Mom And Baby Critical: Police

By Joe Ward | August 14, 2016 2:35pm | Updated on August 16, 2016 11:40am
 A 25-year-old pregnant woman was critically wounded in a shooting Sunday morning, according to police.
A 25-year-old pregnant woman was critically wounded in a shooting Sunday morning, according to police.
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CHICAGO — A 25-year-old pregnant woman was critically wounded in a shooting in North Lawndale Sunday morning, according to police.

The woman was shot in the chest during a domestic disturbance in the 1600 block of South Springfield Avenue at 10:45 a.m., said officer Michelle Tannehill, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

Officers arriving at the scene said the women appeared to be "very pregnant," according to chatter on the police department's radio. She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where mother and baby were both listed in critical condition, Tannehill said. 

The shooter is not in custody, she said.

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