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Shooting Victim Crashes En Route to Hospital, Injures 4

A 5-year-old girl and a 1-month-old boy were taken to local hospitals in serious condition, police said

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    A shooting victim trying to drive himself to the hospital caused a car crash that left four others, including two children, wounded on Sunday, according to Chicago police.

    Just after 12 p.m., authorities said a 37-year-old man was driving in the 10100 block of South State St in the Roseland neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side when he struck another vehicle.

    Two adults and two children were in the car, according to police.

    A 5-year-old girl and a 1-month-old boy were taken to hospitals in serious condition, according to police. A 24-year-old woman and a 45-year-old woman were taken to area hospitals and listed in good condition, authorities said.

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    The shooting victim was also taken to a local hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

    Police did not release any further information on the location or circumstances of the shooting, and the investigation is ongoing.