CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire/FOX 32) - A woman was ordered held without bail after allegedly shooting a Chicago police officer Saturday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
19-year-old Emily Petronella was charged with felony counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon, armed violence, aggravated discharge of a firearm and manufacture and delivery of over 5,000 grams of cannabis, according to Chicago police. She was also charged with a misdemeanor for a bail bond violation.
Petronella was ordered held without bail at a Sunday court hearing. Her next court date was set for Monday.
Officers with a 25th District tactical unit were serving a search warrant about 7:25 p.m. at a home in the 2700 block of West Potomac when Petronella fired through a rear door, police said. The officer was struck in the shoulder and rushed to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
During a search of the home, officers uncovered a large amount of marijuana, a semiautomatic pistol and “large bundles” of cash, police said. Petronella was then arrested and later charged.
No shots were fired by officers, police said.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said the officer had been with the department for more than four years and had served in the U.S. Marine Corps.