Man, 21, shot to death walking in Austin neighborhood

October 21, 2012 8:07:08 AM PDT
A young Chicago man was shot and killed early Sunday as he walked with relatives in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.

The victim has been identified as Denzell Williams, 21.

Chicago police say a man walked up to the group and opened fire at approximately 3:45 a.m. near 64 N. Central Ave.

Williams was shot several times in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they are now searching for the shooter.