Three men, including a 17-year-old and a convicted felon 19 days into two years of probation, were hunting for rivals when they fired on Chicago police officers over the weekend, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Kamari Pleasant, 22, and the other two suspects were on the city's South Side Saturday when they allegedly shot at responding officers in a park, Fox News reports. Pleasant allegedly fired 19 shots at the officers.
The officers were not hit and did not return fire.
After a brief chase, Pleasant was found hiding under a car in a pile of leaves, the Chicago Sun-Times reported, citing police. The 17-year-old was found lying near a basement stairwell next to a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun, Cook County prosecutors told a judge.
“What’s most amazing, and shows tremendous training and professionalism in my humble opinion, no officer fired a single shot,” said Judge John F. Lyke Jr.