Two men shot to death in Austin identified

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Two 19-year-old men who were shot to death early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood have been identified.

Richard Rodriquez and Jossean Rueda weredriving in the 1600 block of North Cicero about 3:50 a.m. when a light-colored vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots, police said.

Police said one of the men was shot in the head and the other man was shot multiple times in his body.

Rodriquez, of the 2300 block of North Keeler; and Rueda, of the 1100 bock of North Harding, were both taken to Stroger Hospital, where they were pronounced dead, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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