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(Above) West tower of Marina City from southwest. The 37th floor is about at the top of this image.

26-May-18 – A man who opened fire from a condominium balcony at Marina City early Thursday is in custody, charged with multiple felonies and weapons violations, according to Chicago police. No one was injured in the incident.

Joshua Yang Joshua Yang (left), age 32, was arrested on the 37th floor of Marina City’s west tower at around 3:30 a.m.

Sporadic reports of shots fired were made by police and citizens in the Loop and River North over about ten minutes before officers found a witness who pinpointed the balcony where the gunfire was originating.

Police relocated to the suspected apartment and found Yang, holding a gun, and a second man. Yang was ordered to drop the weapon and lay on the floor. He complied, and officers took him and the second man into custody.

Yang is charged with felony reckless discharge of a firearm, felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, misdemeanor possession of a firearm without a Firearm Owner ID card (FOID), and misdemeanor possession of ammunition without a FOID, according to police. Yang was being held without bail, according to Cook County Sheriff’s Office records.

The second man was released without being charged, police said.

 Related story: Man threatened with knife in ‘road rage’ incident in Marina City driveway

By CWB Chicago | Loop North News | contactingcwb@gmail.com

Published 26-May-18 10:12 PM

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