Crest Hill police arrested a Joliet man for a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon.
Anthony L. Brown Jr., 18, of the 1400 block of Cambria Drive, has been charged in the shooting.
A 17-year-old male was shot more than once and was hospitalized but is expected to recover.
The shooting occurred in 1200 block of Cedarwood Drive at about 3:40 p.m., police said.
Witnesses provided police with a description of the shooter, Crest Hill Police Chief Ed Clark said.
Brown fled from the scene and was pursued by police in a brief foot chase until he was taken into custody in the 1500 block of Rock Run Drive.
“The officers did a great job in responding quickly, relaying information and locating the suspect in this case,” Clark said in the news release.
Police on Wednesday morning announced that the state’s attorney’s office approved charges of aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and aggravated discharge of a firearm.
Brown was booked into Will County Jail and had a bond hearing scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.
Police on the scene also provided emergency aid to the victim until an ambulance from the Lockport Township Fire Department arrived. The victim was taken to Ascension Saint Joseph – Joliet hospital.