Bond denied for man accused of shooting Bensenville police officer

WHEATON, Ill. Bond has been denied a man accused of shooting a Bensenville police officer early Saturday morning, according to the DuPage County State Attorney’s Office.

Kiante Tyler, 21, is charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, one count of aggravated assault on a police officer with a firearm and two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer.

The wounded officer was shot eight times and was taken to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. His current condition is unknown.

A 9mm pistol was found from the scene after Tyler was remanded in custody. Tyler is scheduled to appear in court on December 6.

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