A 42-year-old Robbins man was shot to death Thursday night in the south suburb and a person of interest has been taken into custody.

Eddie Appleton was shot multiple times about 9:15 p.m. in the 13400 block of Ridgeway Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead within the hour and his death was ruled a homicide.

A spokesman for the Cook County sheriff’s office, which took over the homicide investigation at the request of Robbins police, said a person of interest has been taken into custody. Additional information was not released.