Man killed in Austin neighborhood shooting

Chicago police’s 15th District, which covers Austin, has reported 28 shootings this year.

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A man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Austin on the West Side, police said.

A gunman in a black Jeep fired shots at the man as he stood on a sidewalk in the 5500 block of West Corcoran Place, according to Chicago police.

The man, 21, was shot about 1 p.m. and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Hw was identified as Marshond Maxey by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Chicago police’s 15th District, which covers Austin, has reported 28 shootings this year through March 28, according to police statistics. That’s one less shooting than the district saw over the same period in 2020.

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