Vigil held 27 years after basketball standout's death

November 21, 2011 (CHICAGO)

Monday night, his friends and family gathered for a vigil in his honor at Cole Park on 85th and S. King Drive.

Wilson led Simeon Career Academy to a state title in 1984. At the time, he was ranked as the number one high school basketball player in the country.

Wilson was killed by a gang member trying to rob him. More than 10,000 people attended his wake.

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