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Man critically wounded in Austin shooting

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A man was shot and critically wounded Monday in Austin on the West Side.

The 35-year-old was sitting in a parked car in the 5500 block of North Avenue when someone approached him about 9:25 p.m. and fired shots, Chicago police said.

He was struck in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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