Man shot dead at Austin party identified

SHARE Man shot dead at Austin party identified
SHARE Man shot dead at Austin party identified

A man who was killed in a shooting that left four other people injured at a party early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood has been identified.

Twomales approached the house party in the 4800 block of West Kamerling and fired shots into the crowd outside about 1 a.m., police said.

Spencer Stewart, 22, of the 3600 block of West 80th Street was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:38 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 21-year-old man was shot in the back and chest, and was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said. A 20-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and was also taken to Sinai, where his condition was stabilized.

Another man, 19, was shot in the thigh, but hospital information was not available, police said. A 24-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the arm and was treated at the scene.

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