1 Man Killed, 1 Woman Wounded During Fight in Austin

(Sun Times Wire) A shooting Friday in Austin on the West Side left a man dead and a woman wounded, police said.

About 2:47 a.m., the two were involved in a “physical altercation” within a group of people outside in the 900 block of North Lavergne Avenue, Chicago police said. A male pulled out a weapon and opened fire.

The man, 37, was hit in the chest and was driven by an acquaintance to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on his death

The 32-year-old woman was struck twice in the arm and took herself to Stroger Hospital, police said. Her condition was stabilized.

No arrests have been reported. Area North detectives are investigating.

Article Org: chicago.suntimes.com

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