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Reece Swedowski (left) and Zachary Kolar (right) allegedly got into an argument with a female and pointed a gun at her head. (Credit: Napeville Police)

Two Teens Accused Of Pointing BB Gun At Girl’s Head In Naperville

Reece A. Swedowski, 18, was charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated assault; and Zachary Q. Kolar, 19, was charged with one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct, according to Naperville police.


A person fired shots at a Pace paratransit bus Wednesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Window On Pace Paratransit Bus Shattered By BB Pellet

Three or four passengers were on the bus around 11 p.m. Wednesday, as it was headed east on the Eisenhower near the Independence Boulevard exit, when someone fired a BB pellet that shattered a window, according to Pace and Illinois State Police.


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Boy, 9, Shoots Sister, 11, With BB Gun

Riverside police and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services were investigating an incident in which a boy shot his sister with a BB gun.


Wilbert Crosby's windshield was smashed after a 12-year-old boy apparently tossed a rock from an overpass along the Eisenhower Expressway on Sept. 4, 2011. Crosby pulled off the expressway, confronted the boy and took him to a nearby police station. (Photo courtesy Wilbert Crosby)

Four Vehicles Damaged By BB Or Pellet Guns Along Eisenhower Expressway

At least four vehicles driving on the Eisenhower Expressway have been damaged by shots from a BB gun or pellet gun in the past two days.


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Police: Man Shot Neighbor With BB Gun For Smoking

On July 18, the victim was smoking a cigarette on his own first-floor patio on Quail Hollow Drive, when a neighbor two floors above him shouted to him, “Hey, put that cigarette out, now.”


Two suspects in the rail station shootings in Gary, Ind. (NICTD)

Ind. Rail Police Want Public’s Help Finding Train Station Shooters

Northern Indiana Commuter Transit District police Chief Robert Byrd said no one was injured, but the damage to the windows was about $2,000. He is asking the public to help his officers identify the vandals.


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Bolingbrook Student, 14, Pulls BB Gun On Teacher Over Grade: Police

After making the threat, the student retreated to a washroom, where police found him.


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Waukegan Women Attacked By Pellet/BB Gun Shooter

Waukegan Police are looking for someone who’s been shooting BBs or pellets at women on the street.


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Jogger Shot With BB In Aurora

A 51-year-old woman was injured Wednesday night after being struck with a BB while jogging in west suburban Aurora.


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$500K Bond For Man Who Shot Police Officer With BB Gun

A northwest suburban man who fired a BB gun at police responding to a domestic incident at his home Friday is being held on a $500,000 bond.


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Indiana Boy Suspended For Bringing BB Gun To School

In a telephone message to parents, Principal Erin Utesch said the student showed the gun to other students, but did not threaten or use the pistol.


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Man Who Stole Car Using BB Gun Gets 12 Years

A man who used a BB gun to steal a restaurant employee’s car last summer in southwest suburban Orland Park has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.



$250K Bond For Man Charged In West Loop Gas Station Robbery

Bond was set at $250,000 for a man who was subdued by an off-duty Chicago Police officer after attempting to rob a gas station with a BB gun Friday night in the West Loop.


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Parents Furious About BB Gun-Wielding Child At School

An angry mother is demanding answers, after her young son told her he was threatened with a BB gun at a Chicago Public elementary school on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

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BB Gun Brought To School, Pointed At Student

A Chicago mother is furious she was never notified by her son’s school about a BB gun incident there this morning.


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Cat Shot, Wounded With BB Gun In Elgin

Elgin police are searching for someone who shot and wounded a Siamese cat with a BB gun over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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Boy, 13, Shot By Police Charged With Assaulting Officer

A 13-year-old boy shot by police last week will appear for a court hearing Aug. 15 after being charged with allegedly assaulting a police officer.


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Serial BB Gun Shooting Suspect Arrested In NW Indiana

The BB gun shooter eluded police for more than three months, shooting car windows and moving vehicles in Lake and Porter, Ind., counties. But one observant eyewitness and a Wal-Mart surveillance tape gave police a crucial break in the case.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

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Crown Point School Buses Hit With BBs

Two more northwest Indiana school buses were struck by shots from a BB gun Friday morning, Crown Point Assistant Police Chief James Janda said.


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Police Search For Sniper Shattering Car Windows In NW Indiana

Police in Northwest Indiana are on the lookout for a shooter, responsible for shattering five vehicle windows, including two school buses.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2011