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Man shot in thigh in Austin

Updated: April 5, 2013 7:25AM

A man was shot early Friday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The shooting occurred about 12:05 a.m. in the 1100 block of North Massasoit, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

The 26-year-old man was taken in serious but stable condition to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a gunshot wound to the right thigh, police said.

Police said detectives were having a difficult time investigating the shooting because the 26-year-old man refused to cooperate.

No one was in custody early Friday.

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