1 killed, 1 seriously hurt in South Austin shooting

A person of interest was taken in for questioning.

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A man was killed and another seriously wounded May 25, 2022, in South Austin.

A man was killed and another seriously wounded May 25, 2022, in South Austin.

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A man was killed and another seriously hurt in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in South Austin on the West Side.

The men were in the 5400 block of West Madison Street when someone opened fire about 2:30 p.m., Chicago police said.

Carl King, 38, was struck in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The other man, 41, suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen, back and leg, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

A person of interest was taken into custody for questioning, police said.

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