Man killed, 4 others wounded in Austin shooting

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A man was killed and four other people were wounded in a shooting Sunday morning in the first block of North Leclaire. | Google

A man was shot to death and four other people were wounded Sunday morning in an Austin neighborhood attack on the West Side, police said.

The shooting happened about 6:50 a.m. in the first block of North Leclaire, according to Chicago police.

Charles Green, 32, suffered gunshot wounds to his body and neck and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. He lived in the same neighborhood as the shooting.

A 30-year-old man was shot in the back of his head, while a 27-year-old woman was struck in the arm and wrist, police said. Their conditions were stabilized at Stroger.

A 34-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to her left leg, police said. She took herself to Stroger and was listed in good condition.

A 21-year-old woman was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park with a graze wound to her left knee, police said. She was treated and released.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

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