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Man shot in mouth in Austin

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A man was shot in the mouth early Wednesday in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The 23-year-old was walking at 2:19 a.m. in the 4800 block of West Hubbard when someone shot him in the upper right lip, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was in fair condition.

The shooter was described as a male with a short Afro hairstyle wearing a black-and-white Adidas outfit, police said.

Area North detectives were investigating.