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Police gang unit probes 5 shot in Elgin

Updated: February 14, 2014 6:20AM

ELGIN — Five people were shot in an early morning incident Sunday — four who were found by police in a home in the 300 block of North Street and one who drove to Presence Saint Joseph Hospital for treatment, police said. None of the injuries appeared life-threatening, police said.

Police were called about 3:10 a.m. for a reported shooting. Once on scene, officers located four victims with gunshot wounds from an unknown offender, officials said.

Police also discovered a fifth person drove to the hospital.

The additional victims were taken to either Advocate Sherman Hospital or Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, police said.

Detectives from the police department’s Gang Crimes Unit responded to the scene are investigating the incident.

Police are asking anyone with any information about the incident to contact the Gang Crimes Unit at 847-289-2646. Anonymous tips or other information also can be sent through the crime line at 847-695-4195 or by texting 847411 and including ELGINPD in the beginning of the text along with the message and/or tip information.

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