A man was fatally shot April 6, 2021 in Austin.
A man was fatally shot April 6, 2021 in Austin. | Sun-Times file photo

A 39-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 5400 block of West Flournoy Street.

A man was arrested after another man was shot to death early Tuesday in Austin on the West Side.

About 3:30 a.m., two men, 39 and 38, were drinking in a basement apartment in the 5400 block of West Flournoy Street when shots were fired, Chicago police said.

The 39-year-old was shot in the head and chest, and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released his name.

The other, 38, was placed into custody and a weapon was recovered, police said.

Area Four detectives are investigating.

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