Man shot inside residential building in Austin

SHARE Man shot inside residential building in Austin
policetapefile072317_e1531611043820.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A man was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night inside of a residential building in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

At 9:27 p.m., the 22-year-old was in a stairwell of the building in the 5200 block of West Lake when someone shot him in his leg and lower back, according to Chicago police.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Area North detectives were investigating the shooting.

The Latest
The Bulls and coach Billy Donovan consider Terry another great piece to a growing competitive group, but with free agency set to begin on Thursday, Zach LaVine remained the main part of the core. A core the Bulls will try and keep intact.
Cecilia Thomas was inside a car when another car approached and someone inside the second car opened fire, striking her in the head, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.
“I have to give a shout-out to the police. They did an amazing job. There were plenty of police resources,” Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said. “Given the volume of people that were here, they did a great job…I couldn’t have asked for anything more.”
The court in the Moscow suburb of Khimki extended Griner’s detention for another six months after she appeared for a preliminary hearing held behind closed doors.
The court ruled 6-3 along ideological lines for the coach. The justices said the coach’s prayer was protected by the First Amendment.