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Man shot to death during Gresham drive-by attack

A 28-year-old man was shot to death Monday evening in the 7700 block of South Sangamon. | Google

A man was shot and killed Monday evening in the South Side Gresham neighborhood, police said.

James Brewster Jackson III, 28, was standing about 4:30 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Sangamon when someone jumped out of a dark-colored SUV and fired several shots that struck him in the body, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. The vehicle then drove off north on Sangamon.

The man was rushed to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died at 5:08 p.m., authorities said.

Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.