CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was shot to death less than a half-mile from his South Shore neighborhood home Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened at 11:52 a.m. at 75th Street and Yates Boulevard, police said.

Cortez Bailey, 23, of the 7600 block of South Kingston Avenue, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he died at 12:22 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

A police source said the victim had gang affiliations.

Area South detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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