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Davanta Owens of the 5200 block of South Indiana Avenue was charged with several counts of aggravated battery and one count of attempted murder, all felonies.

The 32-year old victim was shot in the head at about 8:35 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue. The victim was critically injured and was taken to Stroger Hospital, police said.

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Police: 3 killed, 9 wounded in Wednesday shootings

About 8:34 p.m., an adult male was shot in the head in the 5100 block of South Calumet, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital. His condition and exact age were not immediately known.

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About 6:40 p.m., a vehicle approached a 40-year-old man who was in the 5000 block of South Racine, police said. Someone got out of the vehicle and fired shots, striking the man multiple times in his chest, police said.

At the same time, a 25-year-old man was shot in the leg while inside a home in the 5000 block of South Elizabeth, police said. A source said it appears the man was hit by the gunshots fired on Racine.

Edwin Cook, 19, was standing on the sidewalk in the 6600 block of South Oakley about 9 a.m. when a black four-door vehicle pulled up and an armed male got out and opened fire, according to police and the medical examiner's office.

Cook, who lived in the 6600 block of South Bell, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the medical examiner's office.

Four males approached a home in the 5300 block of South May about 12:15 a.m. and knocked on the door, police said.

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Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Washington Park Robbery Attempt

About 8:35 p.m., the 31-year-old was in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue when two males walked up and tried to rob him, police said. The man was then shot in the back of the head.

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Man dead, 7 others wounded in city shootings

Another man was shot near 51st Street, in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue, about 8:35 p.m. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. Additional information about that shooting wasn't immediately available.

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About 6:40 p.m., a man was shot in the body and another man was shot in the leg in the 5100 block of South Racine Avenue, according to police. Police said shooters stepped out of a vehicle, opened fire and then fled.

The man shot in the leg was found in the 5000 block of South Elizabeth Street. He was taken to Saint Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center and was stable.

On the West Side, two others were shot about 7:15 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Warren Boulevard, police said. A 30-year-old man was shot in the hip and back and was stable at Stroger Hospital. The other victim, 37, was shot in the hand and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

Earlier on the South Side, a boy was shot in the 4400 block of South Drexel Avenue. He had been wounded about 6:15 p.m. and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. His condition has been stabilized, police said. He had suffered the wound inside an apartment building.

It doesn't appear that either of the two people shot were the intended targets, police said. The shooting happened at 3 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.

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