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Updated: September 1, 2014 2:12AM



A second man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a mother of three in May on the Far South Side.

Marsharra Tate, 19, was charged with one count of first-degree murder; one count of attempted first-degree murder; and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm, police said Sunday morning. Tate was ordered held without bond at a court hearing Sunday.

Tate, of the 8300 block of South Saginaw, was arrested and charged after he was identified as the man who shot and killed Summer Moore, 37, in the 11400 block of South Aberdeen on May 9, police said.

Family members said Moore, of the 3100 block of West Marquette, was attending a party to celebrate a teenage relative’s prom sendoff when she was shot in the chest. Police said she was not the intended target.

In late June, Johnny Reese, 23, also charged with two counts each of murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm in Moore’s death.

Prosecutors alleged that about 7:50 p.m. on May 9, Reese was outside near 113th Place and Aberdeen when he saw a man with whom he had an ongoing dispute get into the passenger’s seat of a car.

Reese and another person got into a Chevrolet Suburban and drove half a block, at which point the passenger got out and opened fire on the car, prosecutors said at the time. At least one bullet struck Moore, who was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Reese was ordered held on $1 million bail.



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