Suspect Arrested for Shooting Customers with a Pellet Gun inside Coffee Shop

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A 45-year-old Chicago woman is facing several felony charges, after allegedly shooting several customers with a pellet gun inside a Starbucks store in Andersonville, Illinois.

Blanca Montanez was charged with three counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, two counts of aggravated battery to a peace officer, and two counts of resisting arrest.

Police said officers responded to a call regarding a mental health disturbance at the Starbucks near Clark and Berwyn around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday. Montanez had allegedly fired shots with a pellet gun, injuring several customers. A customer, who did not want to be identified, posted photos of a pellet still lodged inside his neck and the x-ray taken shortly after. Police caught Montanez down the street, and she allegedly fought with police as they arrested her.   [Source: CBS2 Chicago]

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