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Man killed in Austin drive-by shooting

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A man was killed in a drive-by shootingMonday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

About 7:55 p.m., Romeo Edwards, 23, was in a parked car in the 4800 block of West Gladys when another car drove up and someone inside opened fire,according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Edwardswas shot in the chest and right thigh and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 8:23 p.m., authorities said. He lived in west suburban Maywood.

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