Man shot, critically wounded in Austin

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A man was critically wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

Officers responding to reports of a person shot about 9:45 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Parkside found the 23-year-old man being treated by medical personnel, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police said.

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