(STMW) — A man has been charged with hitting a 10-year-old boy with a vehicle Wednesday evening in the South Shore neighborhood.
Richard Davis III, 18, drove a vehicle across a sports field in the 1800 block of East 76th Street about 5:25 p.m. Wednesday, striking the boy in the process, according to a statement from Chicago Police.READ MORE: Mayor Lightfoot Delays General Iron Permit To Move To South Side Over EPA Concerns
The boy was initially taken to University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, although his condition has since stabilized, police said.
A police source said at the time that the boy was hit intentionally.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Saturday Ahead Of Chilly Mother's Day
Officers responding to the incident arrested Davis at the scene and found a stun gun in his possession, police said.
Davis, of the 7300 block of South Constance, is charged with a felony count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and a misdemeanor count of using a weapon on public land, according to police.
He was expected to appear in bond court Friday.MORE NEWS: Chicago Night Clubs Gear Up For Looser COVID-19 Restrictions As State Prepares To Enter Bridge Phase
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