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Taurins Pope, 33, Shot Dead In Austin

By Kelly Bauer | February 13, 2017 8:43am

CHICAGO — Taurins Pope, 33, was shot to death in Austin on Saturday morning, officials said.

At 6:53 a.m., officers responding to a call of a person shot in the 100 block of North Menard Avenue found the man lying unresponsive on the ground in an alley, police said.

The man had been shot in his head, police said.

Pope, of the 100 block of North Leamington Avenue, was pronounced dead at 7:05 a.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

He was a documented gang member, a police source said.

No one was in custody.