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Alen Hurem | Cook County sheriff’s office

Man charged with shooting outside Niles bar

SHARE Man charged with shooting outside Niles bar
SHARE Man charged with shooting outside Niles bar

A man has been charged with shooting another man outside a bar early Sunday in north suburban Niles.

Alen Hurem, 26, wasordered held without bond on Monday for the 4 a.m. attack in the parking lot of Chasers Sports Bar & Grill at 9003 N. Milwaukee Ave., according to Niles police and the Cook County sheriff’s office.

An officer on patrol saw a disturbance, then heard a gunshot and saw someone running away from the lot, police said.

A 28-year-old Lincolnwood man had been shot in the torso. His condition was stabilized atLutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, police said.

The officer chased and arrested the suspectabout a block away. A semi-automatic handgun was recovered at the scene in the 9000 block of Churchill Circle, police said.

Hurem, a Des Plaines resident, was charged with attempted murder. His next court date is April 12.

Niles police investigate outside Chasers Sports Bar & Grill after a person was shot early Sunday. | Network Video Productions

Niles police investigate outside Chasers Sports Bar & Grill after a person was shot early Sunday. | Network Video Productions

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