Man injured in Austin drive-by shooting

Man injured in Austin drive-by shooting

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A man was injured in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The 33-year-old man was standing on a front porch about 2:55 a.m. in the 500 block of North Lawler Avenue, when a dark-colored sedan drove past and someone inside fired shots, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The man suffered a gunshot wound to the upper right thigh and was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was listed in "stable" condition, Alfaro said.

No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

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