Man hurt in Austin shooting


Sun-Times file photo

A man was wounded in a shooting Monday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The 37-year-old was sitting in a parked car at 11:40 p.m. in the 700 block of North Long when two males walked up and fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

The man was shot in the left arm and taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

The Latest
Chicago historically records surges of shootings on Memorial Day weekend with the unofficial start of summer.
Sian Carter, 20, was found unresponsive in the 500 block of Rebecca Lane, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Heuer has been working his way back from Tommy John surgery at Triple-A Iowa.
The girl found a gun in the 1500 block of West Jonquil Terrace in Rogers Park, police said. It went off, striking her in the hand. She is hospitalized in good condition.
If good teams find different ways to win, then the bad ones find different ways to lose — and the Cubs find themselves square in the latter category right now.