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Man Shot To Death In Austin

Scene where a 26-year-old man was shot and killed in Austin | Network Video Productions, Inc.

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was shot and killed in Austin early Sunday morning.

The 26-year-old man was shot in his chest and side of his body about 1:35 a.m. in the 5600 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead at 2:07 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

The man’s name and home address were not yet released because authorities are in the process of notifying his family.

No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)