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Man shot in hands in Austin

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A man was shot Tuesday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The shooting happened at 1:55 p.m. in the 900 block of North Lavergne, according to Chicago Police.

The 21-year-old man was shot in the left thumb and right hand and taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

Police said the victim is a documented gang member.