Man wounded in Austin shooting

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A man shot in the neck in the Austin neighborhood walked into a Near West Side hospital Tuesday night.

The 21-year-old, who was shot in the back of the neck, took himself to Rush University Medical Center about 8:45 p.m. after he was shot in the 4800 block of West Madison, police said.

The man was later transferred to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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The man, 41, was in a car about 1:20 a.m. Saturday when someone in a silver sedan drove by and an occupant opened fire.