Shooting and Grenade Incidents
A Marquette Park man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder for allegedly firing shots at police during a pursuit early Sunday on the Southwest Side.[...] Gonzalez allegedly fled on food [sic]. Officers pursued and ordered Gonzalez to halt and drop his weapon. Gonzalez allegedly responded by turning and firing four shots at the pursuing officers, who returned fire, police said.
Police arrested a man who tossed a fake grenade during a foot chase Sunday morning in the Far South Side’s Roseland community.
Police responded to a call of a person with a gun near East 107th Street and South Wentworth Avenue about 10:40 a.m. Responding officers located the suspect, who attempted to flee on foot, police said.
During the chase, the suspect tossed what appeared to be a grenade. Officers notified the Chicago Fire Department and the police Bomb & Arson Section and captured the suspect, police said. No gun was ever found on the man.