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19-year-old fatally shot in Austin

The teen was walking on the sidewalk in the 5000 block of West Augusta Boulevard when two males approached him and fired shots.

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A 19-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday afternoon in Austin on the West Side.

About 1:50 p.m. the teen was walking on the sidewalk in the 5000 block of West Augusta Boulevard when two males approached him and fired shots, striking him in the shoulder and back, Chicago police said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Julian Jackson.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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