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Cops: 12-year-old chased, shot at man

Cops: 12-year-old chased, shot at man

Police say a 12-year-old shot toward a person late Thursday night while chasing him down the street. Officers met with the 25-year-old man about 11:55 p.m. at the intersection of Rio Grande Avenue and Church Street, according to Orlando Police. He wasn't hurt, but told police someone had chased him, shooting multiple times. Officers set up a perimeter and quickly found the 12-year-old. They also found several shell casings and a stolen gun in nearby bushes, police said. The 12-year-old is facing charges of attempted murder and grand theft of a firearm. Police said the child has been cooperative. sallen@orlandosentinel.com or 407-420-5417.

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