Police: 26-year-old man shot to death in Austin

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A 26-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

At 10:33 a.m., he was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle in the 5400 block of West Kamerling when another male walked up, pulled out a handgun and fired shots into the vehicle, according to Chicago Police.

The man was shot in the body and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released information about the fatality.

The shooter was described as a black man, thought to be between 20 and 30 years old, wearing a dark hooded jacket, police said. Area North detectives were investigating.

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