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Police: Man Shot Dead In Head In Austin

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CHICAGO (STMW) — A man is dead after being shot in the head Sunday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The shooting occurred at 7:30 a.m. in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue, police News Affairs Laura Kubiak said.

Ricardo Rivera, 31, of the 4900 block of West 23rd Place in Cicero, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:35 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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