A man was fatally shot Thursday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Moncreef Miller, 26, was standing outside at 2:42 p.m in the 1000 block of North Long when a vehicle approached and someone got out and fired shots, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The shooter then got back in the vehicle and fled.
Miller was shot in the head and taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was pronounced dead at 2:53 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the West Town neighborhood.
No one was in custody Thursday afternoon as Area North detectives conducted a homicide investigation.