Man killed in Austin shooting

Witnesses told officers that the suspect opened fire from an alley and ran off, officials said.

Los robos ocurrieron entre las 7:20 y las 8:20 a.m. el jueves, según la policía. | Archivos Sun-Times

A man was killed in a shooting Mar. 17, 2023 on the West Side.

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A man was killed in a shooting Friday night in Austin on the West Side.

About 10:55 p.m., responding officers found Sherman Jett, 33, with a gunshot wound to his chest in a yard in the 1000 block of North Central Avenue, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died hours later, police said.

Witnesses told officers that the suspect opened fire from an alley and fled on foot, officials said.

No one was in custody.

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