COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A South Side teen is charged with four felonies after allegedly pointing a gun at police Saturday night.
When police responded to a call of a person with a gun around in the 7700 block of South Luella Avenue about 10:15 p.m., they saw Junior Adziwonou with a handgun, and ordered him to drop it, according to a statement from police.
Adziwonou, 19, of the 8900 block of South Normal Avenue, refused to drop the weapon and ran away, police said. He pointed the gun at officers pursuing him, who responded by firing at him in the 7600 block of South Paxton Avenue, police said.
Prosecutors said in court on Sunday that a gun was found in an alley soon after.
Adziwonou was not hit by gunfire, according to police, and he was arrested. In court, he appeared with a bloody bandage over his elbow.
According to a police arrest report, he was treated and released from Jackson Park Hospital.
He was charged with four felonies, including aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and three counts of aggravated assault against an officer with a firearm. He is also charged with one misdemeanor count of having a firearm without a valid firearm owner's identification.
He was ordered held on $50,000 bail Sunday by Judge James Brown.