CHICAGO (CBS)-- A 17-year-old charged in thein Lawndale was ordered held without bail on Tuesday.
Mareon Jones was arrested Sunday in Maywood, about an hour after the shooting, according to police and prosecutors. He is charged with one count each of attempted murder, aggravated battery, aggravated attempted vehicular hijacking, and aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Police have said the teen came up to the 59-year-old victim around 4 p.m. Sunday in the 3800 block of West Grenshaw, and tried to take the victim's car by force before both fired shots.
The retired officer was shot in the arm and abdomen and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
The teen was also injured. He is due back in court on Sept. 6.
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