Watch CBS News

4 Shot In South Austin Neighborhood

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Four people were shot early Saturday afternoon in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood.

The victims were all near a sidewalk in the 500 block of North Leamington Avenue when they were shot shortly after noon.

A 42-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the back. He was treated and released on scene.

A 53-year-old man was struck in the thigh and a 64-year-old man was struck in the right leg. Both were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

A fourth victim went to Loyola University Medical Center on their own, and was in good condition with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The victim's age and gender were not released.

No one is in custody Saturday afternoon, and Area Four detectives are investigating.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.