1 killed, 1 critically wounded in Austin drive-by shooting

The men were on the sidewalk Tuesday night when someone inside a black SUV drove by and opened fire in the 5200 block of West Potomac Avenue

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A man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night in Austin on the West Side.

The men were on the sidewalk in the 5200 block of West Potomac Avenue about 9:35 p.m. when someone inside a black SUV drove by and opened fire, Chicago police said.

Dione Jawan White, 19, was shot in the arm and shoulder and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

The other, 18, suffered gunshot wounds to the buttocks and was taken to the same hospital in critical condition, police said.

No one was in custody.

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