Man killed, woman wounded in Austin shooting

SHARE Man killed, woman wounded in Austin shooting

Sun-Times file photo

A man was killed and woman wounded in a shooting Saturday in Austin.

They were sitting in a car about 5:15 p.m. in the 200 block of South Lavergne Avenue when someone fired shots at them, Chicago police said.

Vincent Hardy, 23, was struck in the head and rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Hardy lived in South Shore.

The 20-year-old woman was hit in the left thigh and taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said.

Area North detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
“Fuentes is among the most prominent and unapologetic antisemites around,” David Goldenberg, the Anti-Defamation League director of the Midwest regional office, told the Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday.
The Bears very very bad day started with quarterback musical chairs and went down from there.
A photo on social media shows the word “Evil” spray-painted in red on Al Capone’s grave marker.
Already short-handed, the Bears lost two leaders — for the game and possibly beyond — when Jackson injured his foot on a non-contact play and Mooney injured his ankle. A reeling team that has lost eight of nine games can’t handle much more.
Fickell, 49, has posted a 57-18 record in six seasons at Cincinnati and helped the Bearcats earn a College Football Playoff berth last year.