Man charged with shooting at police in Auburn Gresham

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Christopher Roy | Chicago Police

Bond was set at $100,000 for a man charged with shooting at police Friday in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

Christopher Roy, 21, faces one felony count of possession and use of a firearm by a felon and two felony counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm into an occupied vehicle, according to Chicago Police.

There was a call of shots fired at the police about 10:13 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Laflin Street, police said. No one was injured.

Roy, of the 8200 block of South Loomis, was ordered held on a $100,000 bond Sunday, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. He is next scheduled to appear in court April 1.

Two other suspects were taken into custody after the shooting, but no other charges were filed, police said.

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