CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was shot to death in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Thursday night.
About 8:45 p.m., the 22-year-old was walking in the 5200 block of South Emerald Avenue when someone walked out of a nearby gangway and opened fire, police said. The shooter then jumped in a vehicle, which sped away.READ MORE: Police Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
The man was shot in the upper body and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Hauntings: The Mysteries Of The Couch Mausoleum In Lincoln Park And Who, If Anyone, Is Entombed There
The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed the death but did not release additional details early Friday.
A police source said the man is a documented gang member.MORE NEWS: Chicago Hauntings: A History Of Axe Murder At The Liar's Club Is Associated With Some Spooky Sights And Sounds
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