Teen shoots himself in the leg in Austin

The incident happened around 8 p.m. in the first block of South Parkside Avenue.

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A teen was shot Tuesday night in Austin on the West Side.

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A 17-year-old boy shot himself in the leg Tuesday evening in Austin on the West Side.

The incident happened around 8 p.m. in the first block of South Parkside Avenue, Chicago police said.

He went to West Suburban Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said.

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