2 women wounded in Austin as one of them returns fire

The woman, a concealed carry card holder, fired back at the gunman but did not strike him.

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Four people were shot, two of them fatally at a Far South Side gathering early Saturday.

Two women were shot May 13, 2021, in the 4800 block of West Quincy Street.

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Two women were shot early Thursday in Austin on the West Side. and one of them returned fire but did not hit the gunman, according to Chicago police.

The two, 24 and 25, were standing on the sidewalk in the 4800 block of West Quincy Street when someone they knew walked up and fired, police said. The 24-year-old, a concealed carry card holder, returned fire.

The 25-year-old was struck in the right buttocks and taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said. The younger woman was struck in the right leg and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

No one was in custody.

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