Police: Teen, 14, killed in Austin shooting

A 14-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side early Wednesday, police said.

Outside Banner Academy West High School, a young man lie dead beside a bicycle in the 5000 block of West North Avenue. The victim, Damani Henard, of the 1200 block of North Lombard Avenue in Oak Park, was shot multiple times, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The shooting occurred about 12:46 a.m. in the 5000 block of West North Avenue, police said. The boy was dead at the scene.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death early Friday.

Further information was not immediately available.

Area North detectives were investigating.

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