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1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Austin shooting

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CHICAGO (STMW) — One man was killed and another wounded in a shooting late Friday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Shots were fired during a fight between a group of males about 11 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Quincy Street, police said.

McGregory Porter, 24, suffered a gunshot wound to the eye and was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, authorities said. Porter, of the 5900 block of West Iowa Street, died at 11:34 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

A 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and listed in “stable” condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, Gaines said.

No one was in custody as Area North detectives investigated.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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