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Man fatally shot in Austin

The man was standing in a gangway between two buildings in the first block of North Menard Avenue when someone fired shots at him, Chicago police said.

A man died in a shooting June 27, 2021, in Homan Square.
A man was fatally shot May 7, 2021, in Austin.
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A 31-year-old man was fatally shot Friday night in Austin on the West Side.

About 10:15 p.m., the man was standing in a gangway between two buildings in the first block of North Menard Avenue when someone fired shots at him, Chicago police said.

He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and head and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

He was identified as Eujon Eversley of suburban Bellwood, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

No one is in custody, police said.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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