Pellet gun

David Conrad, 51, is accused of firing a high-velocity pellet rifle at a mosque in Morton Grove while 500 people were praying inside. (Credit: Morton Grove Police)

Man Who Shot At Mosque With Pellet Gun Gets Probation

David Conrad, 51, pleaded guilty to felony reckless discharge of a firearm and knowingly damaging school property, court records show.

04/18/2014

A CTA bus approaches a stop. (CBS)

Windows Shattered On Two CTA Buses, May Have Been Targeted By Pellet Gun

Two CTA buses were targeted and had their windows broken Thursday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

02/27/2014

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Cops: Elgin Man Had Pellet Gun Outside High School

An Elgin man was arrested Wednesday morning after someone allegedly spotted him with an air pellet gun outside of a high school in the northwestern suburb.

10/23/2013

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Man Charged With Shooting 10-Year-Old With Pellet Gun

A 10-year-old boy was shot with a pellet gun while biking home from a southwest suburban school Tuesday, and an 18-year-old man has been charged, the Herald-News is reporting.

09/04/2013

BB Gun

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.

08/13/2013

David Conrad, 51, is accused of firing a high-velocity pellet rifle at a mosque in Morton Grove while 500 people were praying inside. (Credit: Morton Grove Police)

Mosque Leader Wants Hate Crime Charge For Man Held In Pellet Gun Attack

A leader of the Morton Grove mosque that was damaged by air rifle shots on Friday said he thinks the man being held should be charged with a hate crime.

08/12/2012

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Glen Ellyn Teens Charged With Shooting Out 30 Car Windows

Two Glen Ellyn teenagers are facing felony charges for allegedly shooting out car windows in three western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Eagle Shot

Eagle Injured By Pellet Gun Continues Recovery

A bald eagle found shot along the Illinois River has been transferred to a wildlife rehabilitation center.

11/07/2011