Chicago shooting: No bail for teen charged in shootout with US marshal, K-9 dog in Belmont Cragin

Chicago shooting: No bail for teen charged in shootout with US marshal, K-9 dog in Belmont Cragin

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 Facet was denied bail on Saturday.

Tarrion Johnson, 19, was arrested shortly after the capturing, Chicago police stated.

He was charged with tried homicide, tried theft with a firearm, aggravated cruelty to animals and harm to a police animal, officers stated.

Johnson is scheduled in bond courtroom at midday.

The Okay-9 officer harm within the shootout remains to be in ICU, officers stated.

Chicago police stated their officers and U.S. Marshals Nice Lakes Regional Fugitive Activity Power have been serving a CPD arrest warrant for an tried homicide.

When the officers introduced themselves, police stated Johnson allegedly opened fireplace on them within the 5200-block of W. Belmont Ave. round 1:23 p.m.

Police stated 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 fireplace, 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 stated Friday that the Okay-9 stays within the ICU.

“All of us are praying for a full restoration, and we need to thank everybody for his or her prayers and properly needs,” stated U.S. Marshal LaDon Reynolds.

Two suspects have been taken into custody, Chicago police stated. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

The CPD officer who fired photographs can be positioned on routine administrative duties for a minimum of 30 days, police stated. The Civilian Workplace of Police Accountability will conduct an investigation into the officer’s use of pressure.

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