Andre Byrd fatally shot during Austin party

Andre Byrd was killed in an Austin community shooting that left two other men wounded early Sunday.

The men were at a backyard party in the 5000 block of West Potomac Avenue when someone came out of an alley and opened fire about 2 a.m., police said.

Byrd, 33, of the 200 block of North Kolin Avenue, was shot in the chest and died at the scene, authorities said.

A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest, elbow and hip and was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, police said. A 36-year-old man was shot in the back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital.

Nobody has been charged for the murder.

Area North detectives are investigating.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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