Man found shot to death in alley in Austin identifed as 33-year-old Taurins Pope

A man found shot to death Saturday morning in an Austin neighborhood alley on the West Side has been identified as 33-year-old Taurins Pope.

Officers responding to a shooting at 6:53 a.m. in the 100 block of North Menard found him unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head, police said.

Pope was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:05 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the Austin neighborhood.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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