Man shot and killed in South Austin

The man, 20, was standing in the street in the 5200 block of West Van Buren Street when someone in a white sedan opened fire, striking him in the neck and back, police said.

SHARE Man shot and killed in South Austin
Two men were shot, one fatally, May 3, 2022 in Chicago.

A man was shot and killed Jan. 2, 2022 in South Austin.

Sun-Times file photo

A man was shot and killed Sunday night in South Austin on the West Side.

Tajhuan Dowd, 20, was standing in the street in the 5200 block of West Van Buren Street when someone in a white sedan opened fire about 11:15 p.m., striking him in the neck and back, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital, officials said.

No one was in custody.

The Latest
“This year, I’ve gained a huge appreciation for what it even means to play baseball,” DeJong said. “Now I can really see what it’s like to be here.”
Pen allows four in seventh, Flexen’s strong start wasted in Astros’ 5-3 win.
Sterling Bay’s Lincoln Park project has drawn criticism from local Ald. Scott Waguespack for its height and parking but it still cleared the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday.
Jai’mani Amir Rivera was fatally shot about 3 p.m. Tuesday near his home in the 2300 block of West Jackson Boulevard.