Two wounded in Austin drive-by shooting - KMSP-TV

Two wounded in Austin drive-by shooting

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Two men were shot while sitting in a parked vehicle Monday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood.

The shooting happened about 4:35 p.m. in the 5900 block of West Erie Street, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.

The two men were sitting in a parked car when a gunman in a passing vehicle opened fire, striking both men, Estrada said.

A 25-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and both legs and was listed in serious condition, Estrada said. A 20-year-old man was struck in the neck and leg and in "stable" condition.

Both were taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Estrada said.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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