Man wounded in Austin shooting

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A 19-year-old man was shot and wounded Thursday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The man was standing outside of a home about 9 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Mason Avenue when someone in a passing silver-colored Toyota Camry opened fire, according to Chicago police.

He was shot in the leg and was taken to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, where his condition stabilized, police said.

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