Teen charged with attempted murder of Chicago Police officers

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A teenage boyhas been charged with attempted murder for firing a shot at Chicago Police officers in the North Side Uptown neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

The 16-year-old was charged as a juvenile with three counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a weapon with a defaced serial number, according to Chicago Police. His name was not released because of his age.

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

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

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

The boy was ordered held in custody and is next scheduled to appear in court July 30, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

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