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2 shot, wounded by passing vehicle in Austin

Two people were shot and wounded Saturday afternoon as they were driving in Austin, according to the police, who said someone pulled alongside in sport-utility vehicle and opened fire.

The police said the victims were a 32-year-old man, who was in serious condition at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park with gunshot wounds to his left arm and left leg, and a 23-year-old woman, hospitalized in fair condition with a gunshot wound to her left leg.

It happened just before 3:30 p.m., according to the police, who said the two were traveling in a vehicle in the 900 block of North Central Avenue when they were shot.