A 25-year-old man was shot to death early Saturday in the Goose Island neighborhood on the Near North Side.
About 1:40 a.m., Kentrell Thompson was sitting in a vehicle at a gas station in the 1200 block of North Halsted when someone fired several shots at the vehicle, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
Thompson was pronounced dead at 2:29 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.
Police said the man was a documented gang member.
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His wife Joanne also did hair. Their sons swept up. Their daughter did makeup. Many relatives and friends worked there during the 25 years the family operated the business.