1 killed, 2 wounded in Austin drive-by

They were standing on the sidewalk about 12:05 a.m. in the 5500 block of West North Avenue when someone in a vehicle fired shots, police said.

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Three men were shot, one fatally, Monday in Austin on the West Side, according to police.

They were standing on the sidewalk about 12:05 a.m. in the 5500 block of West North Avenue when someone in a vehicle unleashed gunfire, Chicago police said.

Mondri Brown, 24, man was shot in the head and chest, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.

An autopsy released Tuesday ruled his death a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said. He lived about a block away from where he was shot.

A second man, 31, was struck in the leg, and his condition was stabilized at West Suburban Medical Center, police said. A 29-year-old man was taken to Community First Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the hand. His condition was stabilized.

No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

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