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16-year-old boy charged with shooting another teen in Austin

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A 16-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teenager Sunday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The two teens were fighting in the 1100 block of North Lawler Avenue at 4:55 p.m. when one pulled a gun and fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg, and was taken to Stroger Hospital, were he was listed in good condition, police said.

The other boy was arrested and charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, police said. His name was not released because he is a juvenile.