Girl, 14, dies a week after Austin shooting

Officers found Charity Johnson about 8:15 p.m. on April 10 in the 100 block of North Lorel Avenue with a gunshot wound in the buttocks.

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A 14-year-old girl has died after an Austin neighborhood shooting.

A 14-year-old girl has died after an Austin neighborhood shooting.

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A 14-year-old girl has died a week after she was critically wounded in a shooting in Austin on the West Side.

Officers found Charity Johnson about 8:15 p.m. on April 10 in the 100 block of North Lorel Avenue with a gunshot wound in the buttocks, Chicago police said. She was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

Johnson was pronounced dead a week later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Witnesses told officers a group of people were in a verbal argument before someone fired shots, police said.

A 50-year-old woman in the group suffered a stab wound to the shoulder, police said. She was taken in a good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

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