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ELGIN, Ill. (STMW) — Five people were shot early Sunday in northwest suburban Elgin.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of North Street about 3:10 a.m., according to a release from Elgin police.

Four victims were taken to either Sherman Hospital or Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Police said a fifth victim drove to Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, also with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Elgin police Gang Crimes Unit responded to the scene and is investigating the shooting, police said.

Further details were not released early Sunday.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Elgin police at (847) 289-2646. Anonymous tips or information can be provided to the crime line by calling (847) 695-4195 or texting 847411 and including ELGINPD in the beginning of the text.

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