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Evanston poilce say a 28-year-old Evanston woman was shot early this afternoon as she was riding in a car in the 500 block of Howard Street.

Police Cmdr. Brian Henry says they woman told officers that another vehicle pulled along side the one she was traveling in and opened fire.

She was struck in the right arm and chest and was driven to Evanston Hospital where she’s in stable condition and, Henry says, is expected to recover from her injuries.

He says no suspects are in custody and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Evanston Police Detective Bureau at 847-866-5040 or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) and then start the message with EPDTIP.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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