Shootout in Uptown leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded

The pair began shooting at each other in the 4800 block of North Magnolia Avenue.

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Two people were shot April 28, 2020, in the 4800 block of North Magnolia Avenue in Uptown.

Two people were shot, one fatally, April 28, 2020, in the 4800 block of North Magnolia Avenue in Uptown.

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One man was killed and another wounded Tuesday in a shootout in Uptown on the North Side.

The pair began shooting at each other about 12:15 p.m. in the 4800 block of North Magnolia Avenue, according to Chicago police.

One man, 23, was shot in the back of his head and taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, but died a day later, police said.

He was identified as Joseph Moses, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Autopsy results released Saturday revealed he died from complications of a gunshot wound to the head.

The other, 19, was struck in his hand and taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. He was listed in good condition.

Police are conducting a homicide investigation.

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