Man shot during robbery in Austin

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A man was wounded in a shooting Saturday afternoon during a robbery in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The 28-year-old was shot in the arm during the robbery about 12:15 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Washington, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition, police said.

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