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Police examine car with its window shot out after shooting 5500 block West WashingtStreet. | NVP News Video

Police examine a car with its window shot out after a shooting in the 5500 block of West Washington Street. | NVP News Video

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Updated: February 22, 2014 10:16PM



A 32-year-old man was shot and killed as he sat in a car Saturday night in Austin on the city’s West Side.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m., a car pulled up, and someone inside shot him multiple times, the police said.

It happened in the 200 block of North Latrobe Avenue, but the man drove off after being shot and crashed in the 5500 block of West Washington Street.

Officers found a handgun inside his car.

The man was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.



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