08/09/2006

Chicago cops shoot teen holding BB gun

Gerry Doyle and David Heinzmann
Chicago Tribune
Distributed by Knight/Ridder Tribune News Service 

Aug. 8- Two Chicago police officers shot and critically injured a teenage boy who aimed a BB pistol at officers as they tried to question the youth about an attempted robbery that had taken place minutes earlier, police said.

The 14-year-old boy, who a family member identified as Ellis Woodland, brandished the weapon about 5:10 p.m. Monday when police confronted him at Clybourn Avenue and Division Street, police said.

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