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Gunman fired shots after trying to rob victim on CTA bus, prosecutors say

June 28, 2024

CWB Chicago reported on an attempted robbery and shooting on a CTA bus in Chicago. A 23-year-old suspect allegedly tried to rob a passenger of their backpack. When the victim fled, the suspect and an accomplice chased and shot at them. ShotSpotter played a crucial role by helping police pinpoint the exact location where shots were fired. This information led officers to recover shell casings at the scene and led to the subsequent arrest of the shooter, who now faces multiple charges including attempted first-degree murder.