16-year-old boy charged with shooting at moving vehicle

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A 16-year-old boy was charged Saturday with shooting at a moving vehicle on the South Side.

The boy was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm at a vehicle, unlawful use of a weapon by a minor and aggravated assault of a police officer.

Around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, an off-duty officer saw the boy shooting at a vehicle in the 1200 block of South Wabash Avenue, announced he was a police officer and ended up firing at but not hitting the boy, according to the police, before arresting him.

Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala declined to comment on why the officer fired shots at the boy and whether or not the officer is under investigation.


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