BY MICHAEL LANSU
Homicide Watch Chicago
Ten people were shot to death throughout Chicago last week.
Four of the killings happened over the weekend, when at least 22 other people were wounded by gunfire.
The most recent killing happened when for high school basketball star Tim Triplett was found shot to death in the 3500 block of West Flournoy Street at 12:40 p.m. Sunday, authorities said.
Triplett, of the 4400 block of West Adams Street, was shot multiple times and died less than an hour later at Mount Sinai Hospital, authorities said.
Triplett was a standout basketball player at Crane and Marshall. He also briefly attended Farragut.
On Saturday, 18-year-old Javante Linson was found shot multiple times in a gangway in the 3400 block of South Hamilton Avenue about 1 a.m., authorities said.
Linson, of the 2700 block of West Lexington Street, had been shot in the head and abdomen and died at the scene, authorities said.
On Friday, 19-year-old Nicole M. Towns was shot as she left a party in the 9300 block of South LaSalle Street in Roseland when a gunman opened fire about 11 p.m., police said.
Towns, 19, of the 7400 block of South Michigan Avenue, was shot in the side and died at the scene, authorities said. Two other people were wounded, police said.
In the Marquette Park community, 26-year-old Rashad A. Abdullah was outside in the 7000 block of South Talman Avenue when two people approached from behind and shot him about 10 a.m., authorities said.
Abdullah, who lived on the block, died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn about an hour later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
On Thursday, 16-year-old Amari Sutton was found shot in the chest and neck outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street in South Shore about 6 p.m., authorities said.
Sutton, who lived on the block, died at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office.
On Tuesday, 33-year-old Myron Mason fatally shot his ex-girlfriend, 28-year-old Mechelle Lewis, outside her home in the 7200 block of South Bennett Avenue in South Shore about 9:50 p.m., prosecutors said.
After the shooting, the man took Lewis’ two children — an 8-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy — and drove to the Grand Crossing District police station, where he was taken into custody, police said.
Mason, of the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue, is being held without bond.
In North Lawndale, 21-year-old Jaquille Reams was inside a store in the 3400 block of West Ogden Avenue when he was shot several times about 1 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.
Reams, of the 100 block of North Lamon Avenue, died less than an hour later at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the medical examiner’s office.
In Bronzeville, 26-year-old Jeremy Collins was shot multiple times while driving in the 400 block of East 47th Street about 2:20 a.m. Tuesday, authorities said.
Collins, of the 700 block of North Monticello Avenue, died at the scene, according to the medical examiner’s office.
On Monday, 21-year-old D’Montre Smith was standing in the 10200 block of South May Street in Washington Heights when a car drove past and somebody inside shot Smith in the chest 10:30 p.m., authorities said.
Smith, who lived on the block, later died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, authorities said.
The killings started when 18-year-old Marshawn Flemon Jr. was shot in the back about in the 6000 block of South King Drive about 2:45 p.m. Monday, authorities said.
Flemon, of the 6800 block of South Wabash Avenue, died at Stroger Hospital about an hour later, according to the medical examiner’s office.
In 2015, the medical examiner’s office has ruled at least 117 Chicago deaths a homicide, including one person fatally shot by police.