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Man killed, another wounded in Lawndale shooting

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A man was killed and another was wounded Wednesday night in a Lawndale neighborhood shooting on the West Side.

The men, ages 19 and 21, were found lying on a sidewalk shortly before 10 p.m. in the 2400 block of West Polk, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office and police said.

The 21 year old, identified as Deondrae Shepherd of the Austin neighborhood, was shot in the torso and pronounced dead at Stroger hospital, the medical examiner’s office said.

The other man was also taken to Stroger with a gunshot wound to the buttocks, police said. His condition stabilized.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.