CHICAGO (CBS) — Two men face felony charges, after police witnessed someone firing gunshots in the South Loop on Tuesday, and a chase of the suspects ended in a crash near the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Davarius Minor, 21, is charged with felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon without a FOID card, and felony aggravated discharge of a firearm at an occupied building. Daquan Dunn, 20, is charged with felony aggravated fleeing, felony leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury, and misdemeanor reckless driving.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Record Warmth Possible Next 2 Days
Police said officers heard gunfire around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday near Michigan Avenue and Ida B. Wells Drive, and began to pursue suspects who drove away from the scene. The chase ended with the suspects’ vehicle crashing into three other vehicles on the Roosevelt Road bridge over the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Police said four people were taken into custody, and a weapon was recovered.READ MORE: Illinois Department Of Employment Security Admits To Monthlong Callback Wait Times; State Rep. Says Methods Must Change
Minor, who lives in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, was identified as the man who fired the shots on Michigan Avenue, according to police. Dunn, who lives in the Washington Heights neighborhood, was identified as the getaway driver.
Both are due to appear in bond court Wednesday afternoon.MORE NEWS: The United Center COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site: An Inside Look
No one was wounded by gunfire, and police said no shots were fired at any officers.