Man fatally shot in Austin


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A man was fatally shot Thursday evening in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Tony Jones, 18,was walking in the 5900 block of West LeMoyne Street about 7:40 p.m. when he heard gunfire and felt pain, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and Chicago Police.

He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and back, and was able to make it to the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue, where authorities were notified, police said.

Jones, of the 2700 block of West Concord Place, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood where he was pronounced dead at 11:13 p.m., according to the medical examiner.

An autopsy Friday found he died of a gunshot wound to the back, and his death was ruled a homicide.

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