Man killed in South Austin shooting

Robert English, 24, was riding in a vehicle when he was shot, officials said.

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A man was fatally shot May 31, 2020, in South Austin on the West Side.

A man was fatally shot May 31, 2020, in South Austin on the West Side.

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A man was shot to death Sunday in South Austin on the West Side.

Robert English, 24, was shot to death about 4:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Flournoy Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Chicago police said English was riding in a vehicle when someone opened fire, striking him in the head. He was pronounced dead at Loretto Hospital.

An autopsy said English died of his injuries and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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