CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Side man is facing felony charges for allegedly shooting at a security guard Wednesday in the Armour Square neighborhood.
About 1:25 p.m. Wednesday, 30-year-old Maurice M. Strickland Jr. of the Park Manor neighborhood threatened the 41-year-old security guard in the 2200 block of South Stewart, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Northwestern University Receives Gift Of $480 Million, Largest In University History, From Patrick And Shirley Ryan
Strickland pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots at the guard, but she was not injured, police said.
Strickland was taken into custody a short time later and a weapon was recovered, police said.READ MORE: Two Simeon High School Students, Both 15, Killed In Shootings Four Hours Apart
Stickland was charged Thursday with felony counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm and reckless discharge of a firearm, police said. He was also charged with misdemeanors for criminal trespassing to state land and having a firearm without a valid FOID card.
Strickland was expected to appear in court Friday for a bond hearing.MORE NEWS: SWAT Team On Scene On Division Street On Near North Side
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