South Shore man charged in Loop shooting

The man opened fire while arguing with a group of people in the 100 block of West Adams Street on July 17.

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Two police officers were injured after objects were thrown at their patrol vehicles on the Northwest and Southwest Sides.

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A South Shore man has been charged with a shooting in the Loop that critically wounded a man earlier this month.

Jeaun Tapley, 30, opened fire while arguing with a group of people around 2 a.m. July 17 in the 100 block of West Adams Street, according to Chicago police.

A man, 25, was struck in the chest and arm and hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

Police initially described the suspect as a 5-foot-8 woman with dreadlocks.

Tapley was arrested Tuesday in South Shore, police said. He was expected in court later Wednesday.

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