Police Wound Armed Student
A 14-year-old boy who allegedly pointed a firearm at Chicago police was shot by an officer inside a Pilsen neighborhood elementary school that he and a 13-year-old boy allegedly broke into Monday morning.
Police said that about 4:30 a.m. officers responded to a burglar alarm that activated at the Whittier Elementary School, 1900 W. 23rd St. When officers got inside the school they discovered a 14-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy.
The older boy allegedly pointed a weapon - possibly a shotgun - at officers, one of whom then shot at him and struck him in the leg. The 14-year-old did not fire his weapon and the 13-year-old did not have a weapon, police said.