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Man, woman shot in Austin

They were sitting on a front porch in the 600 block of North Long Avenue when several males approached them on foot and opened fire, police said.

Chicago police investigate the scene where two people were shot in Austin on the West Side.
Chicago police investigate the scene where two people were shot, Sept. 10, 2019, in Austin on the West Side.
Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A man and woman were wounded Tuesday when they were shot in Austin on the West Side.

They were sitting on a front porch about 9:21 p.m. in the 600 block of North Long Avenue when several males approached them on foot and opened fire, Chicago police said.

A 69-year-old woman and 36-year-old man were both struck in their legs, police said. Their conditions were stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

No arrests have been made as Area North detectives investigate.

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