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Man shot to death in Gresham

The shooting happened in the 8100 block of South Laflin in Gresham. | Google Maps

The shooting happened in the 8100 block of South Laflin in Gresham. | Google Maps

A man was fatally shot Thursday night in the South Side Gresham neighborhood, according to police.

About 11 p.m., 34-year-old Kenshaw Youngblood was in the 8100 block of South Laflin Street when someone exited a vehicle and opened fire, Chicago Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. Youngblood was struck in his abdomen and armpit.

He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Park, where he died, authorities said. Youngblood lived in the same neighborhood where he was shot.

Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.

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