Man fatally shot in Austin


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

He was on the sidewalk about 4:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North Leclaire Avenue when someone opened fire, striking him multiple times, Chicago police said.

The 25-year-old took himself to Loretto Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

He was identified as Dwayne Banks of Marquette Park, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

No arrests have been reported.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

The incident was the second fatal shooting to take place in broad daylight Monday afternoon.

About 1:25 p.m., a person was shot and killed in the 11000 block of South Wentworth Avenue in Roseland on the South Side, police said.


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