Police: Teen had gun outside of Water Tower Place

June 29, 2011 6:11:44 AM PDT
A Chicago police sergeant is credited with helping catch a teen accused of having a loaded gun at a Michigan Avenue mall.

Dimitri Stephen is charged with unlawful use of a weapon. Police say Stephen and a group of teens were outside Water Tower place Monday night.

The police sergeant reportedly noticed the group, and when he approached them, police say Stephen fled and threw away the gun.