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Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times
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Man killed in Austin shooting

A man was fatally shot July 18, 2021, in Austin on the West Side. | Sun-Times file photo

A man was shot and killed Sunday night in Austin on the West Side.

The 31-year-old was standing on the sidewalk about 10:10 p.m. in the 900 block of North Lawler Avenue when someone approached and fired, Chicago police said.

He suffered gunshot wounds to the head and body and was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. He has not yet been identified.

There was no one in custody, according to police.

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