Pierre Johnson: Moment Chicago group fires ‘machine guns’ and kills teenage boy [Video]


Pierre Johnson, Chilling footage captures moment Chicago group armed with ‘machine guns’ opens fire, killing 14-year-old boy and wounding three other people.

The four armed suspects — including at least one possibly 16 — are seen sneaking across an empty lot Wednesday night before jumping out from behind a building and firing off multiple rounds down the street, then running off, according to the surveillance footage obtained by CWB Chicago.

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The barrage of gunfire killed 14-year-old Pierre Johnson and critically wounded two young men, ages 18 and 19. A 21-year-old woman also was shot in the hand.

The 18-year-old was shot in his back, while the 19-year-old suffered wounds to his chest and leg. None of those injured was identified.


Police said one of the possible gunmen, a 16-year-old boy, opened fire on cops when they responded to the scene and was taken into custody after the deadly shooting on South Wells Avenue around 8:20 p.m., the outlet said.

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The bullets killed a 14-year-old boy and critically wounded two young men, ages 18 and 19. A 21-year-old woman also was shot in the hand.

The teen, who has not been identified, was charged with six counts of attempted first-degree murder of peace officers, three counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm toward an occupied vehicle and unlawful use of a weapon by a person under 21, according to cops.

Police said the gunmen are believed to have used handguns with “Glock switches” — illegal attachments that allow the weapons to hold expanded magazines with up to 50 rounds.

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Chicago police arrested a 16-year-old gunman after he fired at responding officers.

Cops have not revealed a motive for the shooting.

According to Chicago Police Department statistics, there were 887 shootings in the city so far this year as of May 28, a 6% dip over the 937 shootings for the same time last year.

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