Two 17-year-old boys shot in Austin

One boy was shot in the groin and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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Two boys, both 17, were shot July 12, 2022, in Austin.

Two boys, both 17, were shot July 12, 2022, in Austin.

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Two 17-year-old boys were wounded in a shooting late Tuesday in Austin on the West Side.

Officers responding to a call of shots fired found the teens on the ground with gunshot wounds about 11:10 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Leamington Avenue, Chicago police said.

One boy was shot in the groin and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said. The other was struck in the leg and taken to the same hospital in good condition.

No arrests have been reported.

Days earlier, less than a mile away, a man was fatally shot and another seriously wounded during a possible exchange of gunfire, according to preliminary information from police.

Sean Raymond, 31, was found fatally shot by officers about 8:10 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of North Lockwood Avenue, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the face and was pronounced dead.

Another man, between 25 and 30, was shot in the arm, leg and torso and was taken to the same hospital in serious condition.

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