Man critically wounded while sitting on back porch in South Austin

The attack occurred in the 200 block of North Central Avenue, police said.

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A man was shot and killed Aug. 3, 2022 on the West Side.

A man was shot and critically wounded Tuesday in South Austin.

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A man was shot and critically wounded as he sat on a back porch South Austin on the West Side Tuesday afternoon.

The 28-year-old was attacked about 5:20 p.m. in the 200 block of North Central Avenue, Chicago police said.

He was taken to the Loyola University Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the left side of his back, and was listed in critical condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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