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2 shot, 1 fatally, in Austin

Officers found a man unresponsive about 1:30 a.m. with gunshot wounds on the head and chest in the 1300 block of North Mayfield Avenue.

Two people were shot, one fatally, June 4, 2021 in Austin.
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A man was killed and another wounded in a shooting early Saturday in Austin on the West Side.

Officers found a man unresponsive about 1:30 a.m. with gunshot wounds to the head and chest in the 1300 block of North Mayfield Avenue, Chicago police said. He was pronounced dead the scene.

He was identified as Gerald Collymore, 39, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy conducted Sunday ruled his death a homicide.

Another man, 26, was also hurt in the shooting, police said. He was shot in the ankle and self-transported to West Suburban Hospital.

He was later transferred to Loyola University Medical Center in Mayfield, where he was in fair condition, police said.

Witnesses haven’t cooperated with the investigation, according to police.

Area Five detectives are investigating.