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Man killed in Austin shooting

The 31-year-old was in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue when someone unleashed gunfire, striking him in the hip area, Chicago police said.

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A man was shot and killed Monday in Austin on the West Side, according to police.

About 7:40 p.m., the 31-year-old was in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue when someone unleashed gunfire, striking him in the hip area, Chicago police said.

Cornell Smith was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

Area Five detectives are investigating.

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