Local

Man Shot To Death In South Austin Neighborhood

Officers investigate near a West Side gangway where police say a man was shot and killed Friday night. / photo from NVP News Video

Officers investigate near a West Side gangway where police say a man was shot and killed Friday night. / photo from NVP News Video

Featured & Trending:

Latest News Headlines:

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was shot to death Friday night in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The 20-year-old man was standing in a gangway in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway about 11:15 p.m. when someone shot him in the head, according to police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro.

The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:05 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

He was identified as Trevolus Pickett of the 8300 block of South Dorchester Avenue, the medical examiner’s office said.

No one is in custody early Saturday as Area North detectives investigate.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)