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Man killed, teenage boy wounded in Austin shooting

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A man was killed and a teenage boy was wounded in a shooting Sunday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. in the 100 block of North Parkside, police said.

Jerrelle Elton Johnson Jr., 18, was shot in the back and was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:52 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived on the Near West Side.

The 15-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the shin, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The shooting happened in the same block where three men were shot about 10:40 p.m. the night before.