Man, 23, shot in Austin


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A 23-year-old man was shot Thursday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

He was walking on the sidewalk at 9:36 p.m. in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue when he heard gunshots and felt pain, Chicago Police said.

He took himself to Loretto Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right knee, but was later transferred to Stroger Hospital, police said. His condition had stabilized.

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The man, 49, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the body in the 4300 block of West 25th Street around 3:26 p.m. police received an alert from gunshot detection technology.