2 teens in custody after shots fired at Chicago cops in Austin

No one was struck, and the officers didn’t fire back, police said. Two weapons were recovered on the scene.

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At least 21 people were shot, five fatally, between 5 p.m. Jan. 29, 2021, and 5 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021, in Chicago.

Two teenagers were taken into custody after shots were fired at police March 8, 2020, in Austin.

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Two teenage boys are in custody after allegedly firing shots at Chicago police Sunday in Austin on the West Side.

Officers responded to a call of a person with a gun about 7:15 p.m. in the 800 block of North Waller Avenue and found two teenage boys who ran into an alley, firing shots as they ran, according to Chicago police.

No one was struck, and the officers didn’t fire back, police said.

The boys, ages 14 and 16, were taken into custody without further incident, police said. Two weapons were recovered at the scene.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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