2 men killed in Austin shooting: police

About 12:35 p.m., two men were in the 5000 block of West St. Paul Avenue when someone opened fire, striking them multiple times, Chicago police said.

SHARE 2 men killed in Austin shooting: police
At least 26 people were shot in Chicago in the first night of the weekend.

Two people were shot Aug. 16, 2021, in Austin.

Sun-Times file

Two men were shot to death Monday in Austin on the West Side.

About 12:35 p.m., they were in the 5000 block of West St. Paul Avenue when someone opened fire, striking them multiple times, Chicago police said.

The men, 27 and 26 years old, were shot in the head and transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where they were pronounced dead, police said.

One of the men was identified as Darion Hood. The other man remains unidentified.

No arrests have been made.

The Latest
The man was found with stab wounds around 4:15 a.m., police said.
Send a message to criminals: Your actions will have consequences — no matter how much time passes. We can’t legislate all our problems away, but these bills now pending in the Illinois Legislature could pave the way for bringing closure to grieving families.
Matt Eberflus is under more pressure to win than your average coach with the No. 1 overall pick. That’s saying something.
Alexander plays a sleazy lawyer who gets a lifechanging wakeup call in the world premiere comedy at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
He fears the free-spirited guest, with her ink and underarm hair, will steal focus from the bride and draw ridicule.