Man shot, killed in Austin

He was in the 5700 block of West Augusta Boulevard when two people in an SUV shot him in the chest, police said.

A man was shot and killed in Austin.

A man was shot and killed Oct. 22, 2019, in Austin on the West Side.

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A 21-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday in Austin on the West Side, according to police.

Jamari Shade was in the 5700 block of West Augusta Boulevard about 5:20 p.m. when a light-colored Mercedes SUV pulled up, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Two people inside the vehicle unleashed gunfire, striking Shade in the chest.

Shade was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. He lived just a few blocks away from where he was shot.

No one is in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

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