Authorities charged the South Side man they said wounded a young girl and woman over the weekend during a shooting that was witnessed by a Chicago police officer who had just ended his shift.
The officer, still in uniform,
pursued the vehicle from the 9900 block of South Vincennes Avenue to the 9800
block of South Throop Street just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday where one of two men
fired on him.
The unidentified officer returned fire, but no one was wounded in the
Police said they arrested one of the men, Markiese McKinney, 20, of the 7600
block of South Eggleston Avenue, and charged with a single count of attempted
first-degree murder of a police officer.
At the gas station, a 13-year-old girl and a 44-year-old woman were both
wounded inside of a car. The wounded woman drove them to 103rd and Halsted
Streets, where an ambulance took them to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak