1 dead, 4 injured in North Austin shooting

ByJade Hernandez WLS logo
Sunday, August 2, 2015
1 dead in Austin shooting
A shooting occurred early Sunday in the 4800-block of Kamerling on the city's West Side.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 22-year-old man was killed, and four others injured, in a shooting early Sunday in the city's North Austin neighborhood, officials said.

No one is in custody. Police are searching for two shooters.

The incident occurred just before 1:30 a.m. in the 4800-block of West Kamerling Avenue on the West Side, where there was a house party. The two male shooters fired into a crowd, police said.

The 22-year-old who died was shot in the head. The other victims are all males ages 19 to 24 years old.

A 21-year-old man was shot in the back and chest and remains hospitalized in critical condition. A 20-year-old was shot in the stomach and is in stable condition. A 19-year-old was shot on the side and is in stable condition. A 24-year-old was grazed by a bullet.