CHICAGO — A man has been charged with firing shots at officers and leading them on a chase on the North Side, police said.
At 11:34 p.m. Sunday, officers tried to stop a car near Grand and Harlem avenues, but the driver refused to stop and fired shots at officers, police said. The officers chased the man, and he crashed his car in the 1600 block of West Fullerton Avenue.
Arthuro Martinez, 33, of the 8600 block of South Knox, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault of an officer, unlawful use of weapons, aggravated fleeing, aggravated DUI, aggravated possession of a stolen car and multiple traffic violations in connection to the incident, police said.
Martinez's bail was set at $250,000 and his next court date is Tuesday, according to information from the Cook County Sheriff's Office. His mug shot shows multiple facial tattoos, including "No Love" tattooed over his right eyebrow.
Martinez was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after the crash, police said. An officer was injured at the scene of the crash and treated and released from a hospital.