Three women, two men shot outside party in Austin

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Authorities investigate outside an Austin neighborhood party where five people were shot early Saturday. | Network Video Productions

Three women and two men were shot early Saturday outside a party in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The five were standing in a courtyard in the 0-100 block of North Lorel about 3 a.m. when a gunman approached from a gangway and fired multiple shots, police said.

A 33-year-old woman was shot in the “neck or face” and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition. A 37-year-old woman was shot in the buttocks while a 38-year-old woman was shot in the hand, police said. They were also taken to Sinai Hospital, where their conditions had stabilized.

The two men — one 23 the other 26 — were each shot in the leg and taken to Stroger Hospital, where their conditions had stabilized.

No one is in custody for the shooting and Area North detectives are investigating.

The scene of the shooting early Saturday | Network Video Productions

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