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Man shot to death in Austin

Sun-Times file

A man was shot to death while standing on a porch in the Austin neighborhood Monday night on the West Side.

Kevin Nichols, 25, was standing on a porch with a female in the 400 block of North Lawler about 9:35 p.m., when another male walked up and shot him in the chest, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Nichols, who lived on the same block as the shooting, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:21 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said.