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Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon ARREST

Niles, IL – On 11/17/2022 at approximately 8:48 A.M., NPD officers responded to a report of a man with a gun on Dempster Street in front of Notre Dame College Prep (7655 W. Dempster Street) in Niles, IL.

Witnesses reported that a male suspect lifted up the front of his t-shirt as he was walking across Dempster Street which revealed a handgun pressed against his waistband. Due to the nature of this call, Notre Dame College Prep staff members were notified immediately by NPD and subsequently took precautionary measures to ensure no one was to enter or leave the school.

NPD officers arrived on scene shortly after and located the male suspect in a Pace bus stop in the 7600 block of Dempster Street. During their investigation, NPD officers located a semi-automatic handgun in the waistband of the suspect. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody by NPD officers in front of the bus stop in the 7600 block of Dempster Street, Niles, at 9:09 A.M.

NPD officers screened this case with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, and the charges listed below were approved. The suspect will attend bond court on 11/18/2022.

Suspect: Carlos A. Kamber, Male/51

LKA: 5700 Block of West Giddings Street; Chicago, IL

Charges: 1 count: Aggravated U.U.W. by a Felon- 720 ILCS 5/24-1.1(a) (Class 3 Felony)

2 counts: Aggravated Assault- 720 ILCS 5/12-2(c)(1) (Misdemeanor)


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