Man fatally shot in Austin

Jimmy Blumingburg was walking on the sidewalk when he was shot in the neck, police said.

A 67-year-old man was shot and killed July 18, 2020, in Austin.

A 67-year-old man was shot and killed July 18, 2020, in Austin.

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A 67-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in Austin on the West Side.

He was walking on the sidewalk about 12:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Street when someone fired shots from a vacant lot, Chicago police said. The man was shot in the neck and pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as being Jimmy Blumingburg. An autopsy conducted Sunday ruled his death a homicide.

No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.

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