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A 25-year-old Springfield, Illinois man is charged with Attempted Murder in a weekend gun incident in Alton. Tremayne L. Brown, of the 2000 block of South Grand, is also accused of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Firearm, and Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon.
The incident happened at a home in the 3100 block of Lawn Street at about 1am Sunday morning. An Alton Police officer was patrolling the area when he allegedly heard gunfire and saw Brown walking away from the area with blood on his shirt. Alton Police Chief Jason Simmons:
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It is the same address at which 30-year-old Elijah Ingram and 28-year-old Derrick Vaughn were killed in a dispute over a dice game in May of 2018. Simmons says there were several people at the residence, and more charges may be filed. Brown is being held on a $250,000 bond.