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Man shot in driver’s seat of vehicle in Austin

Police investigate a person shot multiple times in a car Sunday morning in the 5200 block of West Thomas Street, in the Austin Neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A man was critically wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

About 1:15 a.m., officers responded to the 5200 block of West Thomas Street and found a 35-year-old man unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a parked car, Chicago police said.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. He was in critical condition.

Video by Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

Witnesses at the scene did not offer details of the shooting, police said. No one was in custody.

Multiple shell casings were on the ground near the vehicle’s passenger window.

Police investigate a person shot multiple times in a car Sunday morning in the 5200 block of West Thomas Street, in the Austin Neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Police investigate a person shot multiple times in a car Sunday morning in the 5200 block of West Thomas Street, in the Austin Neighborhood. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times