Reckless Discharge Of A Firearm
A Cook County judge has cleared a Chicago police officer of all charges in the shooting death of 22-year-old Rekia Boyd three years ago. Family members of the shooting victim were outraged.
Carlos Luna, 18, faces felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon for the shooting that happened about 8 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Leavitt Street, police said.
Two men, one of whom is still recovering from gunshot wounds, have been charged in connection with firing shots at an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s officer outside a bar in the River West neighborhood early Sunday.
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.
A Calumet City businessman is going on trial for shooting at a thief running from his store.
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.
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.