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Murder charge filed in Grand Crossing triple shooting

Daevon Brownlee allegedly opened fire on the trio Friday morning on the South Side.

Charges have been filed in connection to fatal shooting June 19, 2020, in the 900 block of East 79th Street.
Charges have been filed in connection to fatal shooting June 19, 2020, in the 900 block of East 79th Street.
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A 20-year-old Kenwood man is charged with murder in connection to a Friday shooting that killed a man and wounded two others in Grand Crossing on the South Side.

Daevon Brownlee allegedly opened fire on three people while they stood on a sidewalk at 3:25 a.m. in the 900 block of East 79th Street, according to Chicago police.

Anthony Maggette, 53, was shot multiple times and later died at a hospital, officials said. He lived in Gresham.

The shooting also wounded a 45-year-old woman shot in her ankle, and a 43-year-old man shot in his abdomen, police said.

Brownlee was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, three counts of attempted murder and three counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, police said.

He was ordered held without bail at a Sunday court appearance, according to county records. Brownlee is due in court again Monday.

In December 2019, Brownlee was sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to unauthorized use of a weapon, court records state. He was immediately released on time served.

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