4 shot, 1 fatally, in Austin


A man was killed and three people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the 1600 block of North Leclaire. | Google

A man was killed and three people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the Austin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

About 4:15 a.m., the group was in the 1600 block of North Leclaire when multiple people fired shots, according to Chicago police.

Donald Norris, 19, was shot in his head and neck and pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. He was a resident of the Lawndale neighborhood.

A 37-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the calf, while a 21-year-old man was struck in his thigh, police said. Their conditions were stabilized at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park.

A 27-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the chest. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition stabilized, police said.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.


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