18-year-old Tony Jones fatally shot while walking in Austin

Tony Jones died about 3 1/2 hours after being shot Thursday evening while walking in the Austin neighborhood.

The 18-year-old was walking in the 5900 block of West LeMoyne Street about 7:40 p.m. when he heard gunfire and felt pain, according to Chicago Police.

He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and back, but was able to make it to the 1400 block of North Mayfield Avenue, where authorities were notified, police said.

Jones was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he died at 11:13 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 2700 block of West Concord Place.

An autopsy showed he died of a gunshot wound to the back.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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