Man grazed by bullet during Austin party

SHARE Man grazed by bullet during Austin party
sun_times_stock_212.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A man was shot early Tuesday during a party in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

At 2:27 a.m., the 40-year-old man was at a family party in the 1300 block of North Waller when he got into an argument with another person, who then pulled out a revolver and fired two shots, according to Chicago Police.

The man suffered a graze wound to the head and refused medical attention, police said.

The Latest
Drug penalties are “very unfair,” the former president has said. No, wait, death sentences are OK.
A bill that would’ve banned sales of pot-like delta-8 products sailed through the Illinois Senate, but never made it to the floor of the state House. That means the mind-altering products will be unchecked for yet another summer in Chicago and beyond.
The Chicago Department of Public Health is focused on training city workers and people who live in areas with the highest suicide rates.
Durbin chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is considering a bipartisan bill to enact a press shield law. Durbin is a co-sponsor of the bill, but has yet to schedule it for a markup.
The team’s new manager hasn’t been able to get his players untracked offensively.