CHICAGO (CBS) — A 17-year-old boy is facing multiple felony charges after he fired shots at officers during a chase early Sunday in the South Shore neighborhood.
At 1:43 a.m., officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 6700 block of South Ridgeland saw the boy running from the area, according to Chicago Police. During an ensuing foot chase, he fired several shots in the direction of the officers, who returned fire.READ MORE: CTA Red Line Trains Running With Delays After Early Morning Power Outage
The suspect was chased into an alley and taken into custody, police said. No injuries were reported. A weapon and drugs were recovered at the scene.READ MORE: MISSING: 8-Year-Old Aubri Morgan Last Seen On Near South Side; Believed To Be With Mother Driving Chevy Impala
The boy was charged with felony counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm at a police officer, aggravated unlawful use of a loaded weapon, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number and possession of a narcotic, police said.
He was scheduled for a Monday bond hearing.MORE NEWS: Student And Staff Data From Area School District Were Dumped On The Dark Web, And Parents And Staffers Had No Clue
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