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Charges pending against 3 after officer shoots carjacking suspect

(Above video is from earlier report)

CHICAGO (CBS) — A person and two teen boys have been charged after an off-duty Chicago Police officer exchanged gunfire with a gaggle of suspected carjackers Thursday evening within the Calumet Heights neighborhood.

The incident occurred at 88th Street and Constance Avenue at 6:04 p.m.

The officer was getting one thing out of her white Tesla when, out of nowhere, one other automotive pulled up – with three guys with weapons inside.

One of the carjackers jumped out and pointed a gun on the girl. But he didn’t notice she was packing herself – and extra importantly, that he was trying to rob an off-duty police officer.

The officer pulled her weapon, and a speedy change of gunfire crammed the block. It will not be clear who fired first, however we all know as much as 13 pictures have been exchanged within the gun battle between the officer and the suspects.

Some of the bullets shattered the rear facet window of the officer’s Tesla, however at the very least one of many bullets hit the tried carjacker.

The injured carjacker took off operating with a path of blood behind him, whereas these nonetheless within the automotive drove off. A short time later, somebody was dropped off at Advocate Trinity Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.


Carjacking suspect wounded in shootout with off-duty CPD officer

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A supply informed CBS 2 Friday that the one who confirmed as much as the hospital left a shoe on the scene – and confirmed up on the hospital for therapy with no shoe. 

Both he and the opposite two suspects who drove off have been in custody late Friday and charged Saturday morning.

Kendrick Anderson, 18, was charged with tried vehicular hijacking with a firearm. He was arrested within the 2300 block of East 93rd Street round 6:24 Friday.

A 16-year-old boy was charged with possession of a stolen automobile and a 15-year-old boy was charged with a misdemeanor rely of legal trespass to a automobile. Both have been arrested Thursday round 7:41 p.m., within the 8000 block of South Vernon Avenue. 

Anderson appeared in bond court docket Saturday and is being held on $7 million bond, because of two prior legal circumstances he has. 

The juveniles have been additionally scheduled to seem in bond court docket. 

The off-duty officer was shaken however was not injured. She has been positioned on routine administrative responsibility because the Civilian Office of Police Accountability appears to be like into the matter.

COPA will get concerned anytime an officer fires their weapon.

CBS 2 realized Friday that the automotive by which the suspects pulled up had been reported stolen in Countryside.  

Anyone with info is requested to name COPA at (312) 746-3609, or go to ChicagoCOPA.org.

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