Man charged with attempted murder of two Chicago police officers after allegedly dragging one 40 feet with carSun-Times Wireon August 18, 2021 at 2:01 pm

A man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly driving into two Chicago police officers, dragging one of them, Friday in Englewood on the South Side.

Jermaine Little, 35, was pulled over by police for a traffic violation around 7:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Michigan Avenue, Chicago police

Little then put the car in reverse and dragged one officer 40 feet before pinning the officer between the car and a viaduct, according to police and the Chicago Fire Department.

The officer fired at, but didn’t hit, the driver, police said. The officer was hospitalized in good condition.

Police said another officer was hit and a third officer was nearly hit by the car.

Little allegedly drove off but was arrested Tuesday in the Gresham neighborhood. Police said they recovered a handgun.

Little, of South Shore, also faces a count of unauthorized use of a vehicle as a weapon and aggravated assault to an officer.

He was expected to appear in court later Wednesday.

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