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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was shot to death in his home in the West Side Austin neighborhood early Sunday.

The 19-year-old man — identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as Brandon Miles — was shot twice in the back in the 1000 block of North Waller Avenue about 2:50 a.m., police said.

Miles was pronounced dead at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County at 3:35 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

He was standing in front of a window in his living room watching T.V. when he was struck by rounds fired from outside, sources said.

No one is in custody and Area North detectives are investigating.

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