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Lincoln Park Garages Hit By 6 Burglaries In 10 Days

Most of the people who were burglarized had left their garages open or unlocked, police said.

A 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head Wednesday was listed in critical condition at Comer Children’s Hospital, officials said.
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CHICAGO — Lincoln Park has seen six garages burglaries in less than two weeks.

During most of the burglaries, the victims left their garage doors open or unlocked, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The burglar got into the garages and took the owners’ property.

The burglaries occurred in the:

• Evening of July 7 in the 2300 block of North Southport Avenue
• Late evening to early morning of July 7-8 in the 2000 block of North Sheffield Avenue
• Afternoon of July 9 in the 2100 block of North Clifton Avenue
• Evening of July 11 in the 2200 block of North Clifton Avenue
• Morning of Monday in the 1800 block of North Poe Street
• Evening to early morning Monday-Tuesday in the 2200 block of North Southport Avenue

Anyone with information about the burglaries was asked to call police at 312-747-8380.