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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Domrose #563 ~ 630.407.2010

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sheriff Charges Man for Discharging a Firearm

Sheriff John Zaruba announced today the arrest of a Hoffman Estates man after discharging a firearm. 

Ted Bukowski (dob/03/21/94) of the 900 block of Evanston St, in Hoffman Estates was arrested and charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm (in the direction of a person) which is a class 1 felony, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm which is a class 4 felony and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon which is a class 4 felony. 

At approximately 3:20 pm yesterday the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a man discharging a firearm. Deputies responded to the area of Pine Ave in unincorporated Bensenville where the shots were reported. It is alleged that Bukowski and the victim got into an argument, it was then that Bukowski fired the firearm. No injuries were reported. Sheriff’s Detectives investigated the incident and took Bukowski into custody. 

Bukowski is currently being held in the DuPage County Jail and will be in bond court today at 4:00pm. 

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The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office reminds readers that any charges indicated in this document are merely accusations, and the listed defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.