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Chicago police officers who were investigating an earlier shooting were fired at by a 17-year-old boy who now faces attempted murder and other charges according to authorities.


In a statement, police say that officers spotted the boy fleeing the scene of the shooting and pursued him on foot in the city’s South Shore neighborhood.

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Police say the boy fired several shots at the officers, who in response returned fire before capturing him in an alley.

No injuries were reported in the police-involved shooting.

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Police say a weapon was recovered along with drugs.

Other charges include aggravated discharge of a firearm at a police officer, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number and possession of a narcotic.

17-year-old charged with attempt of murder of Chicago Police Officers Stock
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