A man who posed as a Chicago Police officer has been charged with committing a hate crime after he shot a man with a pellet gun during an argument at a Northwest Side tavern early Friday, police said.
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.
David Conrad, 51, pleaded guilty to felony reckless discharge of a firearm and knowingly damaging school property, court records show.
Two CTA buses were targeted and had their windows broken Thursday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
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.
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.
Waukegan Police are looking for someone who’s been shooting BBs or pellets at women on the street.
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.
Two Glen Ellyn teenagers are facing felony charges for allegedly shooting out car windows in three western suburbs.
A bald eagle found shot along the Illinois River has been transferred to a wildlife rehabilitation center.