Austin shooting leaves 2 men wounded

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Two men were wounded in a shooting Friday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The men, ages 29 and 32, were on the sidewalk at 11:32 a.m. in the 900 block of North Massasoit when a white vehicle headed east on Augusta stopped at the corner with Massasoit, according to Chicago Police.

The front-seat passenger, described as a bald man wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans, got out of the vehicle and started firing at the men, police said. The vehicle took off north on Massasoit after the shooting

The younger man was shot in the head and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said. The older man was shot in the leg and back and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park in good condition.

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