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Man Shot, Crashes Car Through Lynn Gas Station

LYNN (CBS) – One person was hospitalized after crashing into a Lynn gas station early Monday morning, and police say the man was shot before the crash.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. at Prime Energy on Boston Street.

The impact left a gaping hole in a garage at the business.

The driver was transported to an area hospital. (WBZ-TV)

The driver was transported to an area hospital. (WBZ-TV)

Lynn Police said a 23-year-old man was shot while he was driving, and the shooting caused him to crash. He is currently at Massachusetts General Hospital with serious injuries.

The incident may have all started across the street at a bar and restaurant called Lido. Police say when the restaurant was closing up Sunday night, there may have been a fight outside.

Moments after the crash, surveillance video shows two men running up to the car and throwing bricks into it.

A short time after the crash, another shooting victim showed up at Salem Hospital. Police say that shooting is not connected to the crash.

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