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Early-morning shots heard near Howard Street

Police investigated gunshots heard about 4 a.m. on Callan Avenue, just inside the Evanston-Chicago border at Howard Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Shots Heard

100 Callan

Gunshots were reported today at 4:10 a.m. in the 1000 block of Callan Avenue. Police checked the area but found nothing.

Battery

1900 Asbury

A male victim was shot in the ribs on the sidewalk in the 1900 block of Asbury Avenue at about 6:50 p.m. yesterday.

Burglary

1600 Sherman

Office equipment was taken from a retail establishment in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue between 5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. yesterday.

Drugs

1454 Elmwood

Austin C. Okocha, 29, of 303 Ridge Ave., was arrested at Evanston police headquarters at 7:25 p.m. yesterday and charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Theft

2600 Bennett

A package containing clothing items that had been delivered to an apartment common area in the 2600 block of Bennett Avenue was stolen at about 1:30 p.m. yesterday.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie. 

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (28Apr20)

 

 

Charles Bartling

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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