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Man fatally shot in Austin

February Burage, 28, was on the sidewalk when he was shot in the head, police said.

A man was fatally shot Dec. 23, 2021, in Englewood on the South Side.
A man was shot dead Nov. 13, 2020, in Austin.
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A man was killed in a shooting Friday in Austin on the West Side, police said.

He was on the sidewalk about 8:05 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Madison Street when someone fired shots, striking him in the head, Chicago police said.

The 28-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as February Burage, a resident of Bloomingdale. An autopsy conducted Saturday ruled his death a homicide.

Area Five detectives are investigating.

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