2 wounded in Austin shooting


Sun-Times file photo

Two people were shot early Monday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

They were in an SUV about 1:30 a.m. in the 5400 block of West Jackson when a white sedan pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

A 21-year-old man was shot in the left side of his head and his left arm, and an 18-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to her left wrist, police said.

They showed up at Stroger Hospital, where their conditions stabilized, police said.

No one was in custody as Area North detectives investigated the shooting.

The Latest
The beloved lakefront event will take place Aug. 20-21, centered at North Avenue Beach.
About 7:30 p.m., an “all-clear” was given, according to a statement from the Chicago Zoological Society.
The Cubs played game No. 81 on Tuesday against the Brewers, so it’s time to dole out midseason awards.
Kepler, Polanco, Kirilloff, Miranda go deep against Kopech in right-hander’s latest rocky start
The boy was walking on the sidewalk about 7:35 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Thorndale Avenue when he was shot in the leg, police said.