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Three shot in South Austin: police

Updated: May 27, 2013 2:06PM

Three men were wounded in a South Austin shooting Monday morning, according to Chicago Police.

The men were standing outside in the 100 block of North Lockwood Avenue when an unknown male approached and opened fire just after 3 a.m., police said.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, police said. A 35-year-old man with a bullet wound to the ankle and was transported to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, according to police. The third man, 51, sustained gunshot wounds to both ankles and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment, police said.

All three were listed in good condition, authorities said.

Details about the investigation weren’t immediately available.

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