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Man critically wounded in Austin neighborhood

Updated: August 9, 2013 7:46AM

A man was critically wounded in a shooting Thursday night in the Austin neighborhood, police said.

The 23-year-old man was outside in the 1100 block of North Waller when he was shot multiple times in the chest and back at 11:33 p.m., Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. He was taken in critical condition to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, police said.

Police offered few details about the shooting, saying residents would not come forward when investigators combed the neighborhood for witnesses.

No one was in custody. Area North detectives were investigating.

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