Man attacks and fatally shoots Donzell Brewster a few blocks from his home in Austin

Donzell L. Brewster was attacked and shot to death early Friday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The 23-year-old Brewster as standing outside about 12:05 a.m. in the 4800 block of West Quincy, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Another man approached, grabbed him from behind and shot him in the head, police said.

The suspect then fired multiple shots at Brewster’s body before running away south on Cicero Avenue, authorities said.

Brewster, who lived about four blocks from where he was shot, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:24 a.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

No one was in custody as Area North detectives investigate.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with funeral expensesfor Brewster, who had attended Crane Tech High School.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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