Reckless Discharge Of A Firearm

John Silas (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cop Charged With Firing Gun Through Window Of Home While Drinking

A south suburban police officer was drinking at a friend’s house when he started firing his gun, sending bullets into a neighboring home and vehicle, then called another officer to try to have him hide the evidence.

07/23/2014

Gavel

Calumet City Businessman Going On Trial For Firing At Fleeing Robber

A Calumet City businessman is going on trial for shooting at a thief running from his store.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Marcus James (left) and Charles Steward (right) were both arrested for firing several gunshots into the air at midnight on New Year's Day 2012. (Credit: Elgin Police Department)

Two Charged After Firing Guns Into Air In Elgin

Two men were charged Saturday night after they shot off more than 80 rounds of ammunition to ring in the New Year in northwest suburban Elgin.

01/01/2012

Maxwell T. Cannon

Man Charged In Deadly Accidental Shooting In McHenry County

A Woodstock man has been hit with two felony charges for allegedly firing a gun and killing another man in what is believed to be an accidental shooting.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011