Man Seriously Wounded When Bullets Rip into Humboldt Park Apartment

The shooting happened in the 3800 block of West Augusta Boulevard

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    A 21-year-old man playing video games with his brother in a bedroom of their Humboldt Park apartment early Saturday was seriously wounded when he was struck by bullets that came through a window of the home.

    The 21-year-old victim was in a bedroom of the apartment in the 3800 block of West Augusta Boulevard about 3:40 a.m. playing video games with a brother when they heard gunshots, police said.

    He soon realized that he had been struck in the back by the gunfire, police said. His brother apparently was not injured, according to an initial police report.

    The shots had been fired from outside the front of the home and entered through a window, according to police.

    The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, according to police.

    No one was in custody as of early Saturday afternoon. Area North detectives are investigating.