Chicago shooting: Teen faces federal charges in shootout with US Marshal, K-9 in Belmont Cragin

Chicago shooting: Teen faces federal charges in shootout with US Marshal, K-9 in Belmont Cragin

CHICAGO (TOC) — A person accused of taking pictures a U.S. marshal and his Ok-9 canine whereas serving an arrest warrant on Chicago’s Northwest Facet is now going through federal costs.

Tarrion Johnson, 19, has been charged with one rely of utilizing a harmful and lethal weapon to assault the senior inspector U.S. marshal and one rely of discharging a firearm throughout a criminal offense of violence. The firearm discharge rely carries a compulsory minimal sentence of 10 years in federal jail and a most of life and the assault cost is punishable by as much as 20 years.

Johnson is already charged with tried homicide, tried theft with a firearm, aggravated cruelty to animals and damage to a police animal, officers stated. He was denied bail earlier this month.

Johnson was arrested shortly after the taking pictures, Chicago police stated. Chicago police stated their officers and U.S. Marshals Nice Lakes Regional Fugitive Activity Drive 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 Ok-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 Ok-9 was rushed to MedVet, a 24-hour emergency veterinary hospital, the place it obtained medical therapy. The Ok-9 is now not within the hospital, officers stated.

“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.

The CPD officer who fired pictures was positioned on routine administrative duties for at the very least 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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