19-year-old Junior Adziwonou, who was shot at by police after pointing a gun at officers, is now facing several charges.
Police have charged Adziwonou with one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon with a loaded gun, three felony counts of aggravated assault of an officer with a firearm and one misdemeanor count of having a firearm without a valid FOID card.
According to authorities, Adziwonou was with two other men trying to rob a delivery driver near 76th and South Luella. Police arrived on the scene and saw Adziwonou with a handgun. They ordered him to drop the weapon. He refused and ran from the scene. As police chased him, he took out a gun and pointed it at the officers. The officers fired their service weapons but Adziwonou was not struck.