One man was killed and another wounded in a shooting early Tuesday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
The men, ages 24 and 36, were in a vehicle at 12:06 a.m. traveling in the 1800 block of North Laramie when someone in another vehicle fired shots at them, according to Chicago Police. The victims’ vehicle then struck a building.
The younger man, Lyndell Hodges, was shot in the left side of his buttocks and left hand, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:07 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and police. He lived in the 1300 block of North Waller.
The older man suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where his condition was stabilized, according to police.