Man charged with fleeing CPD officers in Little Village

SHARE Man charged with fleeing CPD officers in Little Village

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
His wife doesn’t mind his marijuana use but wishes he’d stop lying about it.
The right-hander allowed four home runs against the Yankees on Saturday.
The Champions thought they had won the city title after a ground out to first, but had to do it all over again after an umpire revealed his call.
“They’ve been helping us out a lot, so there’s going to be a time where we can help them sometime, and that’s what we’re going to do,” outfielder Seiya Suzuki said.