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Man fatally shot in Austin neighborhood

The man was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A man was shot to death Nov. 4, 2020, in the 5800 block of West Superior Street.
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A 27-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

He was shot in his ear about 11:20 a.m. in the 5800 block of West Superior Street, according to Chicago police.

The man, Mitchell Barber of Austin, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not release other details about the shooting.

Editor’s note: The spelling of Mitchell Barber’s first name has been corrected. It was incorrect in a medical examiner’s report.

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