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Boy, 17, shot and seriously wounded in Austin

The teen was in the 700 block of North Leamington Avenue when a man approached and fired shots.

Two people were shot, one fatally, July 24, 2021, in Gage Park.
A 17-year-old boy was shot Sunday, May 16, 2021, in the 700 block of North Leamington Avenue.
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A 17-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded Sunday in Austin on the West Side.

The teen was in the 700 block of North Leamington Avenue when he was approached by a man who fired shots about 4:50 p.m., Chicago police said.

He was struck in the chest and leg, and brought to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

No one was in custody.