Leroy Griffin was fatally shot Saturday night in the Chatham neighborhood.
Griffin, 18, was in the 7900 block of South Lafayette Avenue when an SUV approached about 7 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. Several people got out of the SUV and opened fire — striking Griffin in the head.
Griffin, of the 7500 block of South Langley Avenue, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 7:20 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Area South detectives are investigating if the shooting is gang related.
— Sun-Times Media Wire