Updated: April 25, 2014 6:06AM
Student attacks student, teacher
A student at ITT Technical Institute is facing aggravated battery charges after attacking another student and a teacher Feb. 24 at the school, 11551 W. 184th Place.
Police said Devanta Floyd, 18, punched another student in the face multiple times before being restrained by other students after the victim walked by him in a classroom. The attack appeared to be unprovoked, according to police.
They said a faculty member who had dialed 911 met police when they arrived at the school to question Floyd and also accompanied them to the cafeteria where officers questioned him about the incident.
Police said Floyd never spoke or responded to their questions before he suddenly leapt from his chair and punched the teacher twice in the face.
Floyd, 13813 Michigan Ave., Riverdale, was charged with battery and aggravated battery to a school employee.
COUNTRY CLUB HILLS
Teen shot while walking along street
An 18-year-old Markham man was shot several times March 1 while walking near 178th Place and Springfield Avenue, according to police.
The victim told police said he was walking south on Springfield after leaving a friend’s home at 1:15 a.m. when he saw the headlights of a white car approaching, heard a loud “pop” and felt a burning sensation in his thigh as he ran toward a preschool building.
The victim called a friend who picked him up and drove him to a hospital, where he was treated for three gunshot wounds.
Police said the victim was uncooperative during the investigation.
A city police officer reported hearing four gunshots March 3 near Hillcrest Plaza in the area of 175th Street and Eastgate Drive while on patrol, police said.
The officer drove toward where he heard the shots and two or three cars fleeing in different directions.
Police were unable to locate shell casings or the two vehicles.
Convenience store robbed
Two men stole about $200, cigarettes and alcohol at gunpoint March 7 from a 7-Eleven store, 4901 W. 167th St., according to police.
They said a man approached the store clerk about 11:30 p.m. and lifted his shirt to display a holstered, semi-automatic handgun.
The armed man and an accomplice began stuffing cash and cigarette packs into their pockets and took two bottles of cognac as they were leaving, police said.