Merrillville High School mourns death of football player after Illinois shooting

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Merrillville High School in Indiana is mourning the death of a football player.
Police say 18-year-old Johnathan Brown died after being shot last Friday night outside the Buffalo Wild Wings in Homewood, Illinois.
A second 18-year-old male from Merrillville was also wounded in the shooting.
Brown played defensive back for the football team at Merrillville High School.
He recorded 25 tackles this season for the Pirates, who won their fourth straight sectional title.


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