Regimond Maxwell Jr. fatally shot in Austin area

Regimond Maxwell Jr. was found shot to death in an Austin neighborhood stairwell Thursday night.

Officers responding to calls of a person shot found Maxwell unresponsive in a stairwell in the 0-100 block of South Mason Avenue about 10:40 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.

Maxwell, 23, of the 1500 block of South Harding Avenue, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:59 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.

An autopsy Friday showed he died of multiple gunshot wounds and ruled the death a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said.

Nobody has been charged in the murder.

Area North detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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