Chicago police’s 15th District, which covers Austin, has reported 28 shootings this year.
A man was shot and seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon in Austin on the West Side.
A gunman in a black Jeep fired shots at the man as he stood on a sidewalk in the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place, according to Chicago police.
The man, 25, was shot about 1 p.m. and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
Chicago police’s 15th District, which covers Austin, has reported 28 shootings this year through March 28, according to police statistics. That’s one less shooting than the district saw over the same period in 2020.