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Teen killed, another wounded in Austin shooting

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg, chest and abdomen and died at Stroger Hospital, police said. The other boy, 16, was hit in the ankle and taken to Stroger in fair condition.

A teenage boy was killed and another was injured in a shooting June 22, 2020, in the 4700 block of West Superior Street.
A teenage boy was killed and another was injured in a shooting June 22, 2020, in the 4700 block of West Superior Street.
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A teenage boy was killed and another was wounded in a shooting Monday in Austin on the West Side.

They were walking in an alley at 12:18 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Superior Street when someone fired at them, possibly from a gray sedan, according to Chicago police.

A 15-year-old was shot in his leg, chest and abdomen, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Michael Ike.

The other boy, 16, was hit in the ankle and taken to Stroger Hospital in fair condition, police said.

No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.

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