Man seriously wounded in Austin shooting

SHARE Man seriously wounded in Austin shooting
sun_times_stock_2114.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A man was seriously wounded in a shooting Thursday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The 32-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 5500 block of West Corcoran about 11:20 a.m. when shots were fired from a passing red van, according to Chicago Police.

The man was shot in the abdomen, then walked to another location and called police. He was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital, police said.

The red van drove off after the shooting, police said.

The Latest
Grifol knows it’s a hot topic every time he starts veteran Martin Maldonado and his .083 batting average behind the plate. But Grifol emphasized the importance of giving Korey Lee a break from his catching duties.
‘‘It’s a different animal up here,‘‘ Thorpe, 23, said after allowing six hits and five walks. ’’It’s good to get it out of the way, move on and get better for the next one.‘‘
Two men were shot about 3:20 p.m. Sunday in the 11500 block of South LaSalle Street, police said. One man died at Christ Hospital. The other man is in serious condition. No one is in custody.
Two men were shot about 3:20 p.m. Sunday in the 11500 block of South LaSalle Street, police said. One man died at Christ Hospital. The other man is in serious condition. No one is in custody.