Man fatally shot in Austin

Officers responding to a shots fired call found the man, 39, lying on the ground about 12:30 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the torso.

An evidence technician works at a crime scene.

A man was fatally shot early Saturday on the West Side.

Sun-Times file

A man was killed in a shooting early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

Kenneth Simmons, 39, was found by on the ground with a gunshot wound to the torso about 12:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Street, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Simmons was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No one was in custody.

Area detectives were investigating.

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