Romaine May found with fatal gunshot wound to head in vacant lot in Austin

Romaine May was found shot to death Wednesday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The 28-year-old May was found with a gunshot wound to the head in a vacant lot in the 5400 block of West Walton about 9:30 a.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

May, of the 1000 block of North Mayfield, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:45 a.m. An autopsy showed he died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The homicide occurred after the city had gone more than 12 hours without a reported shooting between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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