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Man Killed, Three Others Wounded In Austin Shooting

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(STMW) – A man was killed and three other people were injured in a possible drive-by shooting Friday night in the Austin neighborhood.

The shooting happened shortly after 8 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Quincy Street, police said.

Damien Bryant, 32, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene at 8:13 p.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. Bryant lived in the block where the shooting happened, authorities said.

A 30-year-old woman who suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the shooting showed up at Loretto Hospital and was later transferred to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in “stable” condition, police said.

Another male, whose age was not known, was shot in the right arm and refused medical treatment, police said. He did not cooperate with authorities, police said.

A 41-year-old man took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park with a gunshot wound to his hand, police said. He was listed in “stable” condition.

Additionally, a 37-year-old man was taken from the scene of the shooting to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park with a broken foot, police said. He was listed in good condition.

Police believe the shooting may have been a drive-by attack.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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