2 men facing felony charges after shootout with CPD officers in Burnside

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Kendale Bland | Chicago Police

Two men are facing felony charges after a shootout with Chicago Police officers Monday afternoon in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.

Officers responding to a call of a person with a gun in the 9000 block of South Ellis were shot at bya suspect and returned fire, according to Chicago Police.

CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi initially reported that a personhad been shot by police.

Emergency room doctors ultimately determined 30-year-old Robert Davishad actually suffered a dislocated knee and was not shot, police said.

Robert Davis | Cook County Sheriff’s Office

Robert Davis | Cook County Sheriff’s Office

Davis, who lives in the Englewood neighborhood, and 27-year-old Kendale Bland of the Roseland neighborhood were taken into custody, police said. A weapon was recovered.

Davis was charged with three counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon and two counts of home invasion with a firearm, all felonies, police said. He was denied bond and remained hospitalized Thursday. He was scheduled to appear in court Jan. 31.

Bland was charged with a single count of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon and two counts of home invasion with a firearm, all felonies, police said.

Bland is being held without bond at Cook County Jail, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. His next court date was set for Jan. 31.

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