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Man found fatally shot in Austin

Police said it was not immediately clear when the shooting occurred.

A man was shot dead July 8, 2021, in Austin.
A man was shot dead July 8, 2021, in Austin.
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A homicide investigation was underway Thursday after a man was found fatally shot in Austin on the West Side.

The 18-year-old was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his chest about 7:10 a.m. in the first block of North Mayfield Avenue and pronounced dead at the scene, Chicago police said.

Police said it was not immediately clear when the shooting occurred.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Miles A. Thompson, a resident of Northbrook.

Area Four detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.