Man fatally shot inside car in Austin

Police found the man with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 5400 block of West Ferdinand Street.

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Emergency responders discovered a 28-year-old man shot in the chest, inside a car in the 5400 block of West Ferdinand Street, Wednesday night.

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A man was found shot to death Wednesday night inside a car in the Austin neighborhood.

Emergency responders discovered the 28-year-old with a gunshot wound to the chest inside the car in the 5400 block of West Ferdinand Street about 11:30 p.m., according to Chicago police.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He was identified as Jovan Hayes by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A witness told police officers that a man had approached the car and opened fire before fleeing, police said.

No one was in custody.

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