CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men have been charged with dragging a police officer with a stolen vehicle before another officer shot them Friday in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.
Darien Mitchell, 21, is charged with one felony count of aggravated battery of a peace officer. Cordero Ramey, 20, is charged with one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a loaded weapon with no FOID card. Both men are also facing felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of a stolen vehicle.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
Bond for each defendant was set at $50,000. But Ramey was ordered held without bond because he was on probation for a gun case out of Bridgeview.
The two men were arrested Friday shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Green Street after police say they were positively identified as the men in the stolen vehicle.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
Police say Mitchell, the driver, struck the officer with the 2018 Chevy Malibu and dragged him, causing non-life threatening injuries.
Both men were then shot by another officer and were transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.
One weapon was recovered at the scene.MORE NEWS: At Least 31 People Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed
Mitchel and Ramey are expected in bond court Sunday.