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Two women shot near Montrose Beach

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Two women were shot near Montrose Beach in the North Side Uptown neighborhood Sunday evening.

The incident happened about 6:04 p.m. near the 4500 block of North Simonds Drive, police said.

Both women were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition, police said. A 21-year-old woman was shot in the left shoulder, and a 47-year-old woman was shot in the arm and back.

A witness at the scene said she heard five shots fired.

As of 7:45 p.m., the Wilson Avenue exit was closed to northbound and southbound Lake Shore Drive.

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