Gun charge arrest after Woodlawn gang disturbance

By AARON GETTINGER
Staff Writer

Two Chicago Police officers arrested a suspect for felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after a gang disturbance on the 6200 South block of Maryland Avenue around 10:30 p.m. last Thursday, Aug. 23.

The officers gave chase to the suspect, Deran Carpenter, 19, of Auburn Gresham, from the scene when they heard a shot fired. They put Carpenter into custody and recovered two weapons from him.

No one was hit by the gunshot; there were no reported injuries, and the officers fired no shots.

The Chicago Police said Carpenter appeared in central bond court on Saturday.

a.gettinger@hpherald.com