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Man Charged With Shooting Outside Niles Bar

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man has been charged with shooting another man outside a bar early Sunday in north suburban Niles.

Alen Hurem, 26, was ordered held without bond on Monday for the 4 a.m. attack in the parking lot of Chasers Sports Bar & Grill at 9003 N. Milwaukee Ave., according to Niles police and the Cook County sheriff’s office.

An officer on patrol saw a disturbance, then heard a gunshot and saw someone running away from the lot, police said.

A 28-year-old Lincolnwood man had been shot in the torso. His condition was stabilized at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, police said.

The officer chased and arrested the suspect about a block away. A semi-automatic handgun was recovered at the scene in the 9000 block of Churchill Circle, police said.

Hurem, a Des Plaines resident, was charged with attempted murder. His next court date is April 12.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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