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Man seriously wounded in Austin shooting

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A man was shot and seriously wounded Tuesday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

About 7:30 p.m., the 22-year-old was driving southbound in the 200 block of South Central when his vehicle was approached by another male who opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

The man was shot in the back and right arm, police said. His vehicle crashed into a light pole and he was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital.