Man fatally shot in Austin

Nicholas Brown was driving when someone in a grey sedan shot him in the chest, authorities said.

A teenage boy was shot April 10, 2021, in Lawndale.

A 30-year-old man was shot to death August 11, 2020, in Austin.

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A 30-year-old man was shot and killed while driving Tuesday in Austin on the West Side.

He was driving about 6:30 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Huron Street when a male in a gray Infiniti sedan fired shots, Chicago police said. The man was struck in the chest, and he crashed into a garage a few blocks away.

When he got out of the vehicle, the male shot him in the chest again, police said.

The man, identified as Nicholas Brown, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in Little Village.

No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.

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