The Chicago Police Division mentioned Thursday it stays on the hunt for a thriller driver accused of taking pictures into one other car throughout a highway rage incident, putting a 21-month-old boy and leaving him critically injured.
Jushawn Brown, a 43-year-old man from Chicago who police say was driving the car by which the kid was using, has been charged with illegal use of a firearm by a felon in connection to the taking pictures. Brown had fired photographs at the opposite car about 11 a.m. Tuesday and was arrested later that day, police mentioned.
“The investigation of the opposite car concerned and who fired the shot putting the kid is persevering with,” Chicago Police Division spokesperson Tom Ahern tweeted Thursday whereas asserting the main points of Brown’s prices.
The wounded boy – who was hit within the temple — was in crucial situation Wednesday at Lurie Kids’s Hospital.
He’s on a ventilator and in a medically induced coma to guard his mind, mentioned Dr. Marcelo Malakooti, the hospital’s affiliate chief medical officer and medical director of its pediatric ICU.
Malakooti mentioned the boy has a extreme mind harm and he remained “extremely in poor health.”
“The truth that he hasn’t worsened, I’d say, offers us with a cautious hope,” he mentioned at a Wednesday afternoon information convention.
The taking pictures involving the kid Tuesday was close to Grant Park on town’s South Facet. Police have mentioned one driver wouldn’t let the opposite enter a lane of site visitors. Police recovered bullet casings over a few two-block stretch of the roadway.
A lady jumped out of the automobile with the youngster following the taking pictures and somebody drove them to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, earlier than the boy was transferred to Lurie Kids’s Hospital.
Brown was scheduled to look Thursday in bond court docket.
The Related Press contributed to this report.