Skokie police have arrested a suspect who fired shots at the busy intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Niles Center Road during the evening rush hour last Tuesday, Aug, 13, they said in a statement.
Chicago police, acting on an alert from Skokie police, took a male juvenile from Chicago into custody Saturday, and turned him over to Skokie police for further investigation, Skokie police said.
The juvenile has been charged with one count of reckless conduct, and has been referred to juvenile court.
The original incident occurred at 5:42 p.m. on Aug. 13. Skokie police responded to a 911 call, determined someone fired multiple shots at a passing car containing people he knew, and began investigating.
Skokie police ask the public to call the Crime Tip Hotline to leave non-emergency anonymous information. The Crime Tip Hotline number is
847/933-TIPS (8477) and is available 24 hours per day.