Man Accused of Shooting U.S. Marshal and K-9 Was Charged with Attempted Murder And Other Counts

Tarrion Johnson, 19. Via Chicago Police Department

By Steve Neavling

A Chicago man was charged Friday with attempted murder and other counts for allegedly shooting a U.S. marshal and his K-9 dog. 

Tarrion Johnson, 19, was denied bond on Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Johnson is accused of firing shots at members of the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force while they tried to arrest him on a warrant for attempted murder on Thursday afternoon.

The marshal had been shot in the hand and declined hospital service. 

The K-9 was taken to the MedVet Chicago clinic in unknown condition. 

The judge ordered Johnson to be held without bond, saying he posed a threat to the public. 

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