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3 killed, 11 wounded Friday in Chicago shootings

Police investigate a shooting about 2:30 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 6200 block of South Carpenter Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A series of shootings Friday left three people dead and 11 others wounded in Chicago, including a 27-year-old woman who was shot to death as she sat in a vehicle.

Multiple people approached the woman about 11:30 p.m. as she sat in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, Chicago police said. They pulled out weapons and opened fire.

She was shot in her back and was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office hasn’t released details about her death.

Video By Justin Jackson | Police investigate a shooting about 11:30 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 4200 block of South Ashl

In another shooting, a man was killed in a drive-by in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. About 8:30 p.m., someone in a passing dark-colored vehicle fired multiple shots at 20-year-old Antonio Gil in the 1500 block of North Talman Avenue, police and the medical examiner’s office said.

Gil was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. He lived in the Logan Square neighborhood.

Video By Justin Jackson | Police investigate a shooting about 2:30 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 6200 block of South Carpe

Friday’s first homicide happened on a porch in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. George Jackson, 31, was sitting about 12:35 a.m. in the 6200 block of South Carpenter Street when two male gunmen approached and opened fire, authorities said.

He was struck in his face, pelvis and both legs, authorities said. Jackson, who lived in the same neighborhood, was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died at 1:31 a.m.

Police investigate a shooting about 2:30 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 6200 block of South Carpenter Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times
Police investigate a shooting about 2:30 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 in the 6200 block of South Carpenter Ave in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

In nonfatal shootings during the 24-hour period Friday:

Video By Justin Jackson | Police investigate a shooting about 4:45 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 in the 300 block of West 104th