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Man fatally shot in Austin

The 27-year-old man was shot in the chest and face, police said.

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A man was found shot to death in a vehicle Friday in Austin on the West Side.

The 27-year-old was found in a parked vehicle about 10:05 p.m. in the 5700 block of West Midway Park, Chicago police said. He was shot in the chest and face.

According to preliminary information from police, a male suspect walked up to the vehicle and fired several shots, striking the person.

The man was pronounced on the scene, police said.

He was identified as Daniel Jones of Homan Square, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy conducted Saturday ruled his death a homicide.

No one is in custody as detectives investigate.

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