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Officer shot update: Elgin man charged in Chicago police officer shooting, kidnapping of 21-year-old woman in Goose Island neighborhood

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Jovan McPherson, of the 400 block of South Sherman Avenue in Elgin, has been charged on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery of a police officer, unlawful use of a firearm and resisting arrest, all in connection with the 3:30 p.m. shooting in the 1000 block of West North Avenue. The shooting left one officer with a “through and through” gunshot wound to his face, police Superintendent David Brown said at the time. McPherson allegedly fought with a second officer who eventually arrested him.

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