Sun-Times stock photo

Man killed in Austin shooting

A man was slain in the West Side Austin neighborhood on Wednesday night, according to Chicago Police.

Officers responding about 8 p.m. to a call of a person down found the 31-year-old bleeding on the sidewalk in the 5200 block of West Quincy, police said. Previously police statedhe was 29.

Roy Love suffered a gunshot wound to the right shoulder and was taken to Loretto Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:40 p.m., according to the police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The Latest
Mayoral allies and critics alike again condemned the crackdown as a desperate response that will have no impact on an outbreak of youth violence downtown — but signed off on it anyway.
The board voted 3-2 Wednesday to increase CPS’ obligation to the underfunded pensions to more than triple what it paid in 2020. Before that, the city covered the full cost.
Arroyo entered a blind plea of guilty in November to a wire fraud count that said he was paid bribes in exchange for promoting legislation in Springfield.
Joseph Kromelis, 75 — a homeless man well-known for walking the streets of the Loop — suffered third-degree burns over 65% of his body.
Also indicted this week in the same case was longtime political operative William Mundy, who doubles as Summit’s building inspector and public works director.