26-year-old man critically wounded in Austin shooting

SHARE 26-year-old man critically wounded in Austin shooting
sun_times_stock_21.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A 26-year-old was shot Sunday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

He was shot in the abdomen at 8:03 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Madison Street, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hopsital, where he was in critical condition, police said.

The shooting happened in the same block where a man was shot about 5:55 p.m. Sunday, and two blocks from where two others were shot about five minutes later.


The Latest
After a five-season fizzle since it went dancing for the first time, Northwestern is on the cusp of second place in the Big Ten.
A one-sided buck in a forest preserve, another expansion of wild turkeys in the suburbs, the world-record lake whitefish and Quint on bluegills and sharks are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
MLB outlawed extreme infield shifts, so will outfielders be used to circumvent the rule change?
NFL
What else were we going to ask about, the flavor of Sunday’s Gatorade baths?