Shots Fired Near Wrigley Field Wednesday, Suspect Charged

Travis

UPDATE 7:48PM–Bail has been set at $250,000 for Shuan Travis of the 4600 block of N. Clarendon.

Our original report from this morning follows.
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A 35-year-old Uptown man is to face weapons charges today after several witnesses reported seeing him fire gunshots into the air near Wrigley Field Wednesday night.

CWB Chicago is withholding the man’s name until he appears in court this afternoon.

Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired near the stadium shortly after 11 o’clock last night. Patrons at a popular Wrigleyville sports bar told officers that they saw the man firing shots, too.

Shell casings were found in the 3700 block of N. Sheffield and the man was taken into custody moments later in the 3800 block of N. Kenmore, police said. A firearm was also recovered.

The suspect was described as male, white, 6’4” tall, 35 to 40 years old, and wearing Blackhawks gear.

Image: Cook County Sheriff’s Office
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