CHICAGO (CBS) — Bond was set at $1 million for one of two men who were shot by an off-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy who witnessed them shooting at a vehicle Sunday night in the Southwest Side Marquette Park neighborhood.
Eleazar Ramirez, 18, was charged with aggravated assault of a police officer with a weapon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and discharge of a firearm at an armed vehicle, all felonies, according to Chicago Police. David Alvarez, 23, was charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated assault to a protected public employee.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup Continues
The deputy was eating in his car about 8:40 p.m. Sunday in the 7000 block of South Kanst Drive when he saw two men arguing with people inside a nearby car, police said. He then saw the two pull out weapons and fire at the vehicle.
The deputy got out and identified himself as a police officer. The two turned around and pointed their guns at the deputy, who pulled out his own weapon and shot them, police said.
One suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, and the other was shot in the ankle, police said. They were both taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.READ MORE: At Least 10 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
No one else was injured in the shooting.
A police source said both men are documented gang members.
Bond for Ramirez was set at $1 million Tuesday, according to the sheriff’s office. His next court date is scheduled for July 5.
Court information for Alvarez was not immediately available.MORE NEWS: Bill For Reparations For Black Evanston Residents Soon To Go Up For Vote; Some Say It's Insufficient And Could Make Things Worse
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)