In the midst of their pain, friends of Tiffany Folasade Mordi have found a purpose, as they are now on a mission to help police find the person who killed their friend.
Tiffany, 25, was fatally shot Friday night at approximately 11:45 pm in the 2400 block of South Homan Avenue as she was leaving her boyfriend’s house.
After her tragic death, her friends are demanding answers, and justice.
“To seek answers on anything we can to try and figure out why, who and what, so we can get justice,” said her close friend Deji Ade. “She was someone that would never incite any type of violence like this. It is kind of like who what why in this situation is very random and it is something that does not make sense.”
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Chicago police say Mordi was driving when an unknown assailant fired shots into her vehicle from an unknown direction.
She sustained one gunshot wound to the left side of the chest, and police say she died at the scene.
Chicago police say no suspects are in custody, and detectives are continuing to investigate the homicide.
Now, her friends are imploring witnesses to use the QR Code on fliers they posted around the crime scene Monday, hoping that anonymous tips will help lead to her killer.
“This has happened in Chicago often, but this one really hits home, and it is something we will stop at nothing to try and figure out,” Ade said. She was someone that everyone adored. She was someone that you would look to for advice and someone to enter into your pain.”
Friends say that Tiffany graduated from Southern Illinois University. She worked in post-acute outreach, and was an entrepreneur who would have turned 26 over teh weekend.
Her family plans to hold a memorial and balloon launch in Bolingbrook Tuesday.
“I want the world to know and remember her by how beautiful of a soul she was,” Ade said.