19-year-old Loyd Daniel fatally shot while driving in Austin

Loyd Daniel was shot Saturday night while driving in the Austin neighborhood and died less than five hours later at a hospital.

About 8:45 p.m., the 19-year-old Daniel was driving in the 4900 block of West Augusta when shots rang out and he suffered three gunshot wounds to the shoulder and side, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:15 a.m. Sunday, authorities said. He lived in the 1200 block of South Independence.

Area North detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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