Man charged with fleeing CPD officers in Little Village

SHARE Man charged with fleeing CPD officers in Little Village
swanson_andrew_23_240x300.jpg

Swanson, Andrew 23

A man has been charged with fleeing police after shots were fired at officers early Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Andrew Swanson, 23, was charged with one felony count of aggravated fleeing police and issued four traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.

Just before 3 a.m. Saturday,officers heard shots and saw a car speeding away from the 2500 block of South Avers, police said.

As they followed the vehicle, someone inside it shot at the officers, police said. No one was hit.

The car eventually stopped and two people ran away. Swanson was arrested and the other suspect got away, police said.

Swanson, of the 2400 block of South Lawndale, was ordered held on a $150,000 bond at a Monday hearing, according to Cook County Circuit Court records. He has another court date Thursday.

The Latest
Activist and Club 100 founder Andrew Holmes brought this elite group of centenarians out to enjoy a Chicago White Sox game against the Minnesota Twins.
Is it the American thing to do?
Brendan Kelly said there was no evidence of a “clear and present danger” that could have supported denying Robert E. Crimo III’s request.
People who bring violence into a community destroy property values and the spirit of those who have invested in this city.
The teen was driving in the 1600 block of South Farrar Drive when someone shot him multiple times, Chicago police said.