3 seriously hurt in West Side shooting

Paramedics picked up three gunshot victims Friday morning in the Austin neighborhood.

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Police responded to a shooting Jan. 15 in the Austin neighborhood.

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Three people were seriously wounded in a shooting Friday morning in Austin on the West Side.

Police responded to 14 shots fired in a possible drive-by about 11:45 a.m. near Washington Boulevard and Laramie Avenue, according to preliminary information from Chicago police.

Two males were taken to Stroger Hospital, while a third male was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, police said.

They were listed in serious-to-critical condition, Chicago fire spokesman Larry Merritt said.

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