CHICAGO (TOC) — A 20-year-old Gary man has been charged in a South Loop taking pictures that left a 52-year-old man injured Monday afternoon, Chicago police mentioned Tuesday morning.
Adam Davis has been charged with aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, aggravated assault/use of a lethal weapon and violating the hid carry act.
He was arrested simply earlier than 3 p.m. Monday minutes after he shot the 52-year-old and was concerned in a bodily altercation with a 44-year-old man within the 1200-block of South Michigan Avenue, CPD mentioned.
The 52-year-old was inside a parking storage when he was confronted by the suspect, who pulled out a gun and opened fireplace, based on police.
The sufferer was struck within the leg and brought to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good situation.
Police mentioned a gun was recovered.
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CPD didn’t provide a motive for the taking pictures, however residents mentioned there was an uptick in carjackings and automotive thefts lately.
“You assume while you transfer to a pleasant space that issues are going to get higher, however it truly will get worse,” mentioned Charisma August, a South Loop resident. “They’re focusing on good areas. They’re focusing on individuals with cash. They’re focusing on vehicles that look good.”
August mentioned her automotive was stolen final month from the entrance of her house constructing, which is related to the storage the place the taking pictures occurred Monday.
“When you go away your automotive on, they’re taking your automotive. You probably have a pleasant automotive, an Audi or a Lamborghini, it is acquired to be a international or one thing good, they’re taking individuals’s vehicles,” she mentioned.
There was a big police presence close to Michigan and Roosevelt Street in the beginning of the night rush, however visitors was transferring.
Davis is due in court docket Tuesday.
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