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Man in Austin barbershop struck by gunfire from nearby shooting

SHARE Man in Austin barbershop struck by gunfire from nearby shooting
SHARE Man in Austin barbershop struck by gunfire from nearby shooting

A shooting Wednesday night wounded two men, including a bystander in a barbershop, in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

A 45-year-old man was outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 600 block of North Cicero Avenue when someone came up on foot and fired shots, Chicago police said.

The gunfire grazed the man but also hit a 56-year-old man sitting in a barber shop nearby, police said. He was struck in the lower back and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

The 45-year-old was grazed in his leg and refused medical attention, according to police.

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