23-year-old Romeo Edwards of Maywood shot to death while sitting in a car in Austin

Romeo Edwards was killed in a drive-by shooting Monday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

About 7:55 p.m., the 23-year-old was sitting in a parked car in the 4800 block of West Gladys, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Another car drove up and someone inside opened fire, police said.

Edwards was shot in the chest and right thigh, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died at 8:23 p.m., authorities said.

He lived in west suburban Maywood.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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