3 killed, 12 wounded Friday in city gun violence

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Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2018 in the 1100 block of South Troy Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Time

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Three people were killed and 12 others were wounded Friday in gun violence across Chicago.

The last fatal shooting during the 24-hour period happened in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. About 11:55 p.m., a 24-year-old man was standing outside in the 5300 block of South Marshfield Avenue when someone approached him and opened fire, Chicago Police said.

The man was struck in his chest and back, and was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died, according to police. The shooter was seen entering a white car and leaving the scene.

Another man was killed less than 30 minutes earlier on the Near West Side. Officers responded to a call of a person shot about 11:30 p.m. in the first block of South Campbell Avenue and found a 42-year-old man lying on a sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about the fatalities.

Friday’s first fatal shooting killed 25-year-old Brian P. Mosely in the Rosland neighborhood on the Far South Side. Mosely was walking on the sidewalk about 10:45 a.m. when a male in a red shirt approached him in the 10400 block of South Wabash and shot him, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.

Mosely was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn with a gunshot wound to his abdomen, authorities said. He was pronounced dead an hour later.

In a single shooting Friday, three children, ages 10 to 14, were among four people wounded in a West Side Lawndale neighborhood shooting. About 8 p.m., the children and a 20-year-old man were gathered with other people outside in the 1100 block of South Troy Street when two people fired into the crowd from down the street, according to police.

One of the children, a 14-year-old boy, was in critical condition after he was shot in his head, police said. A 10-year-old girl was shot in her shoulder and was in good condition. She was taken with an 11-year-old boy who was shot in his foot and was also in good condition. The 20-year-old man was shot in the hip and groin and was treated at a hospital. Detectives had not determined who was the intended target of the shooting.

In other nonfatal shootings Friday:

  • about 11:30 p.m., a woman was shot in Lawndale as she sat in her car. Police were unsure if she was the target of the shooting;
  • about 8:20 p.m., a 42-year-old woman was shot as she was driving in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood;
  • a teenage boy was wounded about 7:45 p.m. in a shootout between two groups of people in the Uptown neighborhood shooting on the North Side;
  • a man was shot in the eye and seriously wounded about 3:15 p.m. in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood;
  • two teens were shot in the Rogers Park neighborhood. A 19-year-old man was shot in his leg about 3:30 a.m. and a 17-year-old was also shot in his leg. One teen flagged down a driver who took him to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was in good condition, police said;
  • About 3:50 a.m., a 42-year-old man was shot during an attempted carjacking in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side; and
  • a man was shot and wounded about 2:05 a.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 29-year-old was walking on a sidewalk about 2:05 a.m. in the first block of East Garfield Boulevard when two males approached him and opened fire, police said. The man was shot in his foot and was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.