Teen arrested for firing shot at Chicago Police officers

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A 16-year-old boy was arrested Sunday afternoon for firing a shot at Chicago Police officers in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

About 2:50 p.m., officers responding to a “gang-related disturbance” in the 4600 block of North Kenmore saw someone running away from the area, said police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

The officers gave chase and during the pursuit the suspect fired a shot at the officers, Sedevic said.

He was eventually taken into custody without incident, Sedevic said. No one was injured and a weapon was recovered.

As of Monday morning, charges were pending against the teenager.

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