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1 killed, 1 seriously wounded in Austin home

The two men were in a bedroom in the 700 block of North Leclaire Avenue when one was stabbed and the other shot, Chicago police said.

A man was stabbed and another man shot May 10, 2021, in Austin on the West Side.
A man was stabbed and another man shot May 10, 2021, in Austin on the West Side.

One man was fatally shot and another stabbed and seriously wounded Monday night in Austin on the West Side.

The two men, 34 and 40, were in the bedroom of a residence in the 700 block of North Leclaire Avenue about 8:55 p.m., Chicago police said. The pair may have been playing dice, and it was unknown if anyone else was in the room.

The 40-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and leg, and was transported to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as William London. An autopsy released Tuesday ruled his death a homicide.

The 34-year-old was stabbed in the chest, hand and leg, according to police. He was found in the backyard of the home and transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

Witnesses reported hearing shots and loud music, according to police. No one was in custody, police said.