Man shot in Austin

A man was shot Wednesday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The man, 26, was standing outside about 10:50 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Jackson, when he heard shots ring out and realized he’d been shot in the right leg, police said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

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The victims were with multiple people in the backyard of a house in the 7800 block of South Harper Avenue about 5:30 a.m. when someone approached and fired into the crowd, police said.
About 5:30 a.m., the man confronted someone trying to break into his car in the 9300 block of South Rhodes Avenue when he was shot multiple times in the body, police said.
About 4 p.m., he was riding a bike in the 2100 block of East 71st Street when someone fired shots at him from a dark-colored sedan, Chicago police said.
The man, 45, left his car to exchange information with the driver of the striking vehicle when an argument between the two began, police said.
Overwhelmed by fear and anxiety, man considers running away or killing himself.