A man was killed in a shooting Friday in Austin on the West Side, police said.
He was in a backyard about 7:25 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Le Moyne Street when someone approached and opened fire, striking him in the head, Chicago police said.
The 23-year-old was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Michael Cooper.
An autopsy conducted Saturday ruled his death a homicide.
Area Five detectives are investigating.