CHICAGO (TOC) — A person accused of capturing a U.S. marshal and his Okay-9 canine whereas serving an arrest warrant on Chicago’s Northwest Aspect was denied bail on Saturday. The Okay-9 is not within the hospital, officers mentioned.
Tarrion Johnson, 19, was arrested shortly after the capturing, Chicago police mentioned.
He was charged with tried homicide, tried theft with a firearm, aggravated cruelty to animals and harm to a police animal, officers mentioned.
Johnson is scheduled in bond courtroom at midday.
Chicago police mentioned their officers and U.S. Marshals Nice Lakes Regional Fugitive Process Power have been serving a CPD arrest warrant for an tried homicide.
When the officers introduced themselves, police mentioned Johnson allegedly opened hearth on them within the 5200-block of W. Belmont Ave. round 1:23 p.m.
Police mentioned a U.S. Marshal was shot within the hand and his Okay-9 canine was additionally struck in his higher physique. A Chicago police officer returned hearth, however didn’t strike anybody.
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The Okay-9 was rushed to MedVet, a 24-hour emergency veterinary hospital, the place it obtained medical therapy. The U.S. Marshal Service mentioned Friday that the Okay-9 stays within the ICU.
“All of us are praying for a full restoration, and we wish to thank everybody for his or her prayers and effectively needs,” mentioned U.S. Marshal LaDon Reynolds.
Two suspects have been taken into custody, Chicago police mentioned. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
The CPD officer who fired photographs will probably be positioned on routine administrative duties for a minimum of 30 days, police mentioned. The Civilian Workplace of Police Accountability will conduct an investigation into the officer’s use of drive.
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