Gun Found In Student’s Backpack At Evanston Township High SchoolOfficials at Evanston Township High School notified the school resource officer after they found an unloaded Walther P38 semi-automatic handgun in a student’s backpack at 9:20 a.m., according to a statement from Evanston police.
Man Charged In Shooting At Chatham ClubRudy J. Williams, 34, faces one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, both felonies, according to Chicago Police.
Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At Off-Duty Cop In Funeral ProcessionTerrance Reed, 30, was in a vehicle that disregarded a funeral procession on the morning of Jan. 4, causing the off-duty officer to honk his horn, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney April Gonzales said during a bail hearing Sunday.
Two Men Charged With Robbing Cab Drivers In SkokieAt 3:51 a.m. Nov. 15, a cab driver was robbed at gunpoint in the area of Lavergne Avenue and Greenwood Street. Later that day, at 5:25 p.m., another cab driver was robbed in the area of Lavergne Avenue and Suffield Court, according to the statement.
Man Charged With Armed Robbery Of South Side Video Game StoreDeon Gillespie, 34, of the 400 block of East Oakwood Boulevard, faces two counts of robbery armed with a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.
Austin Man Facing Several Charges After Leading Police On ChaseA West Side man is facing a litany of charges after leading Chicago Police on a chase Tuesday evening. Officers tried to stop 25-year-old Desmond Henry’s vehicle during an investigation at Polk and California about 5:15 p.m., according to police.
Three Charged With Austin Shooting That Injured TwoDavid Stuart, 23, faces one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, while 30-year-old Johnny Richardson has been charged with one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, according to a statement from Chicago Police. Terris Williams, 21, faces one felony count of aggravated fleeing.
Man Shot By Police In Oswego Charged With Attempted MurderTaylor J. Cano, 24, has been charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder, aggravated discharged of a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of weapon by a felon, according to a statement from Oswego police.
Man Charged With Pointing Gun At Police Officers In Hyde ParkAaron McNeil, 27, faces two counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon and one count each of aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang member and unlawful use of a weapon, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Two Charged With Shooting At Police In EnglewoodRasheen Crenshaw, 19, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm, and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a gang member. Jeremy Watts, 23, is charged with aggravated battery, resisting a peace officer, and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
Felon Charged After Girlfriend's Son Shot By Another Boy Playing With GunBail was set at $350,000 for a Chicago man who left a gun on top of a refrigerator at his girlfriend’s North Lawndale home, where an unsupervised boy found it and accidentally shot another boy.
Mom Charged After 8-Year-Old Boy Shot While Playing With GunA 31-year-old woman with a felony conviction on her record has been charged with child endangerment, after her 8-year-old son was accidentally shot while he and another child played with her boyfriend’s gun.