Man found shot to death in alley in Austin identified as 35-year-old Anthony Howard

A man was found fatally shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side early Saturday has been identified as 35-year-old Anthony Howard.

Officers responding to a call of a person shot found Howard unresponsive in the alley of the 200 block of North Laramie about 2:50 a.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Howard, of the 100 block of South Parkside, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:06 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

He died of a gunshot wound from the neck to the head, and his death was ruled a homicide, an autopsy showed.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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