Man shot and killed at Southwest Side gas station

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CHICAGO — A man was shot and killed on the southwest side Thursday afternoon.

The shooting happened at a gas station near 47th and Western Ave  on the edge of the Brighton Park neighborhood.

The victim is said to have been 19-year- old.  He was sitting in a car parked at the gas station when several people approached on foot and someone opened fire.

The victim was rushed to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

Chicago police say it appears the shooting was gang-related.