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One arrested after fleeing gang-owned car

Police arrested one person early Monday after they attempted to pull over a known gang-owned car near an area where shots were fired on the Northwest Side.

After hearing about the shots on their police radio, officers responded to the area near North Kostner Avenue and West Altgeld Street at about 1 a.m. Monday, according to police. Once there, the officers recognized a car affiliated with the Latin Eagles street gang.

Police tried to pull over the car, but the people riding inside jumped out and fled, according to police. The driver of the car remained and drove away as police pursued one rider on foot.

The person ran through the property surrounding Kelvyn Park High School before being apprehended by police. The person was arrested and a gun was recovered.



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