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3 dead, 22 wounded in Chicago shootings

Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune 22/08/2016 Deanese Williams-Harris and Megan Crepeau
Members of the Chicago Police Department look at an evidence marker at the scene of a shooting in the 3100 block of West 83rd Place Monday, August 8, 2016, in the Ashburn neighborhood of Chicago. © Erin Hooley, Chicago Tribune/TNS Members of the Chicago Police Department look at an evidence marker at the scene of a shooting in the 3100 block of West 83rd Place Monday, August 8, 2016, in the Ashburn neighborhood of Chicago.

At least 25 people were shot over 14 hours in attacks across Chicago beginning Saturday afternoon, police said, equivalent to someone being shot every 33 minutes.

Three of the shootings were fatal, including an attack in Marquette Park at about 2:50 a.m. Sunday.

Darius Brownlee, 25, was on a porch in the 7000 block of South Artesian Avenue when someone walked up and asked if he had any marijuana, according to family. When he said he didn't, the person shot him in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

"He had a heart. He was respectful," said his sister, Iesha Brownlee, at the scene. "A very respectful young man. He would help anybody."

Five minutes after midnight, a 24-year-old man was shot dead in the Homan Square neighborhood. Police responded to a call of a person shot in the 3700 block of West Grenshaw Street and found him on his porch with a gunshot wound to the chest. He said he had been shot in another location and walked back to his home to tell his family he had been wounded, police said. From there, he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and pronounced dead.

At 8:10 p.m. Saturday, a 20-year-old man was on the sidewalk in the 2700 block of North Harding Avenue in Logan Square when someone shot him in the head. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Nonfatal shootings:

About 6:45 a.m. Sunday, a male whose age was not available was shot in the Homan Square neighborhood. He was in the 3600 block of West Lexington Street when he was shot in the head. He was being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital; information about his condition was not immediately available.

Just after 4 a.m., a 14-year-old boy was shot and critically wounded in North Austin. He was in the 5500 block of West North Avenue when he was shot in the head. He was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in critical condition.

Just after 4 a.m., two people were shot in University Village. A 21-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were in the 1200 block of West Washburne Avenue when someone fired shots from the rear seat of a passing vehicle. Both went to Stroger Hospital. The woman was shot in the stomach and listed in serious condition. The man was shot in the leg and his condition was stabilized.

Just before 3:15 a.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in Rogers Park. He was in the 1700 block of West Greenleaf Avenue when he was shot in the left hand. He went to Evanston's Saint Francis Hospital in good condition.

About 2:30 a.m., two 26-year-old men were shot in West Pullman. They were standing outside in the 11600 block of South Morgan Street when someone driving a black Taurus pulled up and fired shots. Both men were shot in the leg and went to Roseland Hospital. Their conditions were stabilized.

Just before 2:20 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot multiple times in Lawndale. He was stopped at a stop sign in the 4100 block of West 21st Street when someone walked up and opened fire in his direction. The 25-year-old man went to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Just before 1:30 a.m., two men were shot in Englewood. The men, 19 and 23, got themselves to Holy Cross Hospital after being shot in the 6800 block of South Bishop Street. The younger man was shot multiple times and later transferred to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition. The older man was shot in the right leg and his condition was stabilized.

Just after 12:30 a.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in Ravenswood. He was in the 4800 block of North Damen Avenue when he was shot in the back of the head. He went to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and his condition was stabilized.

At 11:45 p.m. Saturday, a 27-year-old woman was shot after a dispute with her boyfriend in Rogers Park. They were in the 1500 block of West Jonquil Terrace when he pulled out a gun and shot her in the left arm. She went to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston and her condition was stabilized.

Just after 11:30 p.m., a 47-year-old man was shot in the South Loop. He was in the passenger seat of a car in the 500 block of West Taylor Street when someone approached firing shots. He was shot in the leg. Information about where he was being treated was not immediately available.

At 10:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man was wounded in a shootout in Lawndale. He and another person were shooting at each other in the 2100 block of South Kildare Avenue, police said; the 18-year-old man was shot in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition. Police have recovered his weapon. As of midnight, police did not know whether anyone else was wounded in the shootout.

At about the same time, a 16-year-old boy was shot and critically wounded in Edgewater. He was in the 6200 block of North Hermitage Avenue when two people approached him on the sidewalk and opened fire, shooting him multiple times. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in critical condition.

About 10:10 p.m., a 18-year-old man was shot in the Stony Island Park neighborhood. He was on the sidewalk in the 8500 block of South Cregier Avenue when someone got out of a nearby Dodge Caravan and fired shots. He was shot in the foot and went to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.

At 9:35 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in Longwood Manor. He was in a vehicle leaving a gas station in the 9900 block of South Vincennes Avenue when someone fired shots, hitting him in the back. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition.

At about 7:45 p.m., a 17-year-old boy in the 1000 block of West 79th Street in the Gresham neighborhood was wounded when two vehicles approached and someone inside fired shots. He was grazed in the upper back and went to Stroger Hospital. His condition was stabilized.

Three teen boys were shot in North Austin just before 7 p.m., police said. They were in the 1200 block of North Parkside Avenue when they were shot. A 17-year-old boy suffered a wound to the upper chest and was taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital. Another boy, 15, was shot in the buttocks and abdomen. He was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital. The third boy, also 15, was shot in the leg. He was taken to Loyola University Hospital in Maywood where his condition was stabilized, said Officer Michelle Tannehill, a police spokeswoman.

Earlier Saturday, a 37-year-old man was critically wounded in the same neighborhood. About 4:45 p.m., he was inside a vacant building in the 5300 block of West Division Street when two men damaged the door and came inside. The two men pulled out a handgun and shot the man in his stomach area when he tried to flee. He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital.

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