Kailo Harris-Caldwell has arrested for shooting two Chicago police officers at a hot dog stand. According to police reports Kailo Harris-Caldwell was in line at the restaurant when he dropped his gun. Kailo Harris-Caldwell would pick up his gun and fire at two Chicago police officers grazing one in the head and striking the other one in the leg, both Officers are expected to survive. Kailo Harris-Caldwell was arrested and charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder and drug charges. Chicago mayor spoke out regarding the shooting complaining about how many people are walking around armed in the Windy City yet offered no solutions to the out of control gun violence.
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A 24-year-old man has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after opening fire on two Chicago police officers on the city’s West Side early Friday morning, police announced.
Kailo Harris-Caldwell of the 400 block of East 89th Place was arrested shortly after the incident Friday morning in the 100 block of South Pulaski Road.
Harris-Caldwell allegedly shot two Chicago police officers after dropping a weapon while in line at the Maxwell Street Polish restaurant in the 600 block of South Independence Boulevard.
One officer was grazed to the head and another officer was struck to the leg. Both officers sustained non life-threatening injuries and have been released from the hospital.
Harris-Caldwell was also charged with a felony count of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor count of possession of cannabis with intent to deliver.
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A man has been charged in the shootings of two Chicago Police officers outside a West Side hotdog stand Friday.
Kailo Harris-Caldwell, 24, is charged with two counts of attempted murder, among other things.
Police say just before dawn Friday at The Original Maxwell Street at Harrison Street and Independence Boulevard near the Eisenhower Expressway in Lawndale, Harris-Caldwell was standing in line and reached into his pocket to pull out money when a gun fell out.
The man then opened fire on two officers who were on a lunch break.
One officer was hit in the leg. A bullet grazed the other officer’s head.
Harris-Caldwell was arrested a short time later. He is expected in bond court Sunday.
The officers were recovering Saturday evening.