CHICAGO (CBS) — A suburban Chicago teenager pleaded not guilty on Friday on charges that he tried to have an undercover FBI agent killed.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Boy, 27-Year-Old Xavier Guzman Charged In Murder Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega
Adel Daoud appeared in Chicago federal court a week after prosecutors announced the charges, including solicitation of murder.
Daoud is already facing terrorism charges in what prosecutors describe as an attempt to bomb a downtown bar.
Investigators say that while behind bars, Daoud tried to arrange to kill an agent who prosecutors say played a role in the sting that led to his 2012 arrest in the bomb plot.READ MORE: View Live Radar
He’s been in jail since then for trying to ignite what he thought was a car bomb outside the bar.
An agent posed as a terrorist from New York offered to supply Daoud with a bomb.
When Daoud, of Hillside, pressed a button that he believed would detonate the bomb outside Cal’s and the Cactus Bar and Grill in the South Loop in September 2012, he was arrested, prosecutors say.MORE NEWS: City To Conduct Annual Count Of Chicago's Homeless, And Expects To See Pandemic Spike In Their Population
He has pleaded not guilty in that case.