Sunday, March 28, 2010

UPDATED: One down!

An e-mail courtesy of Chicago Police public affairs forwarded from the Alderman's office:
Charges for off-duty police-involved shooting which occurred on March 26, 2010 at approximately 9 a.m. on the 7600 block of S. Vernon.

Lamont Ferdinand, 21, of the 7700 block of S. Wolcott was charged with Aggravated Assault - Peace Officer and Residential Burglary. Ferdinand is scheduled to appear in court on March 28, 2010.
I also posted a story over at the Facebook page about this earlier courtesy of Chicago Breaking News.

UPDATE March 29, 2010 There may be more suspects according to ABC 7
Shots were fired at 9:03 a.m. Friday in the 7600 block of South Vernon Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli.

An off-duty officer fired shots at three people and may have struck one, Independent Police Review Authority spokesman Curtis Tarver said.

Ferdinand showed up with a gunshot wound to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County with bullets that were matched to the officer's gun and he was charged Saturday, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

The other two people fled the scene after the apparent break-in attempt, police said.

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