Teens charged with pointing replica handguns at Chicago paramedics

The boys were charged with one felony count of aggravated assault to EMS personnel and one misdemeanor count of possessing replica firearms


By EMS1 Staff

CHICAGO — Two teenage boys were arrested Monday after allegedly pointing replica handguns at Chicago Fire Department paramedics.

Chicago Sun-Times reported that officers responded to assist paramedics after CFD personnel said someone pointed a gun at them. Police later found two males, ages 12 and 14, who fit their description. 

The boys were charged with one felony count of aggravated assault to emergency medical services personnel and one misdemeanor count of possessing replica firearms, according to the report. 

Their replica handguns were recovered and the boys were taken into custody. Both are scheduled to appear in juvenile court at the end of the month.

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