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Tenisha Mallet, 21, Killed In Austin Shooting; 3 Others Wounded

By Kelly Bauer | February 13, 2017 8:33am

CHICAGO — A shooting in Austin killed Tenisha Mallet, 21, and wounded three Saturday night, officials said.

At 8:26 p.m., the four were outside in the 100 block of North Mayfield Avenue when a dark-colored SUV drove up and two people got out and fired shots at them, police said.

A woman was shot in her neck and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Mallet, of the 100 block of North Leamington Avenue, was pronounced dead at 8:40 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

Another 25-year-old woman was shot in her face and taken to Stroger Hospital. A 25-year-old man was hit in his arm and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and an 18-year-old man was hit in his leg and taken to West Suburban Hospital. Their conditions were not available but they were listed as "stable," police said.

No one was in custody.