2 men killed in South Austin shooting


Two men were killed Friday night in a shooting in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood, police said.

The shooting happened just before 8 p.m. in the 5500-block of West Congress Parkway, police said. An 18-year-old man was shot in the head and a 20-year-old man was shot multiple times. Both were taken to Stroger Hospital where they were pronounced dead, police said.

The 20-year-old man was identified as Jermale Richardson, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

Police said both men were standing by a parked car when a gray sedan pulled up and someone inside the car fired shots before fleeing.

No one was in custody Saturday.
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