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Evanston Man Strikes Teen With Gun, Fires Shots At Others

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Lanord Miles (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Lanord Miles (Credit: Cook County Sheriff’s Office)

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EVANSTON, Ill. (STMW) – A man accused of striking a teenage boy with a gun and firing shots at two other people Saturday in north suburban Evanston is being held on $100,000 bond.

Lanord Miles allegedly struck a 17-year-old Chicago boy in the head with a gun then fired shots at a man and woman, both 21, about 7 p.m. near Dempster Street and Fowler Avenue, Evanston police said.

Miles, 20, of the 1300 block of McDaniel Avenue in Evanston, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated battery, Evanston police said.

No weapon was recovered but a shell casing and bullets were found at the scene, according to police.

Miles was ordered held on $100,000 bond and remained in Cook County Jail Tuesday afternoon, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. He will be back in court Thursday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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