18-year-old Mario Gaines fatally shot in Austin neighborhood

Mario Gaines was shot to death Sunday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

The 18-year-old Gaines was shot multiples time when another male walked up and fired at him about 10:01 a.m. in the 200 block of North Lockwood, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gaines was taken to Loretto Hospital, where he died at 10:14 a.m., authorities said. He lived about three blocks from where he was shot.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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