$750K bond for man shot by police after Bronzeville standoff

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SHARE $750K bond for man shot by police after Bronzeville standoff

A man who was shot by Chicago Police officers after an eight-hour standoff last weekin the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood was ordered held on a $750,000 bond.

Darrell Carrothers, 46, was charged with four felony counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery, according to Chicago Police.

About 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,officers in the Cook CountySheriff’s Department attemptedto serve a warrant at his home in the 4800 block of South Calumet when Carrothersman answered the door armed with a handgun, according to a statement from police.

The man then barricaded himself inside the home andthe Chicago Police SWAT Team was called to the scene, authorities said. Officers evacuated nearby homes for safety.

Shortly after 3 a.m., after about eight hours of negotiations, officers released gas canisters inside thehome, police said.

Carrothersexchanged gunfire with officers who were stationed inside the garage and hesuffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, authorities said. Fraternal Order of Police spokesman Pat Camden said hewas taken in serious condition to Stroger Hospital.

Police said a weapon was recovered at the scene. No officers were injured.

Hewas wanted on adomestic battery and aggravated assault warrant, Cook County sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said.

The Independent Police Review Authority, which investigates all police-involved involved shootings, is looking into the shooting.

Carrothers was ordered held on a $750,000 bond, according to court records. He is next scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

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