Chicago shooting: Man dies after found shot in Austin yard, police say

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Saturday, March 18, 2023
Man dies after found shot in West Side yard: Chicago police
An Austin, Chicago shooting left a man shot and killed in the 1000 block of North Central Avenue, the police department said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was shot to death on Chicago's West Side on Friday night, police said.

The shooting happened in the Austin neighborhood's 1000 block of North Central Avenue just before 11 p.m., police said. Police responded to the scene and found a 33-year-old man, who had been shot in the chest, in a yard.

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Witnesses told police that a male person of an unknown age shot at the victim from an alley and fled the scene on foot.

The victim was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he later died, police said.

There is no one in custody and Area Four detectives are investigating. Police did not immediately provide further information about the shooting.

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