Man shot and killed in car near South Austin school

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CHICAGO — A man was fatally shot in front of a charter school in the South Austin neighborhood.

The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of North Laramie, in front of Moving Everest Charter School.

Police said a 29-year-old man was inside a vehicle when he was shot.

A teacher and a school staffer got into his vehicle and attempted to give CPR to the man.  The vehicle was not in park and crashed a short distance away, according to police. The Good Samaritans were not injured.

The man was pronounced dead.

The gunman fled the scene.

Moving Everest Charter School was placed on lockdown while police investigated. No child was injured.

No one is in custody.

Area North detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.


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