911 dispatcher charged with shooting 18-year-old in apparent road rage incident

Mobile phone with 911 emergency number over white

CHICAGO — A Chicago 911 dispatcher has been charged after police say she shot an 18-year-old woman in an apparent road rage incident.

Keli McGrath, 47, is charged with aggravated battery involving the discharge of a firearm. She expected to appear in bond court Friday.

Police say McGrath opened fire after a verbal argument in the 3500 block of South Ashland Avenue on Thursday.

The 18-year-old woman was shot in the chest and remains hospitalized at Stronger Hospital.

McGrath was also taken to the hospital for a head injury.

McGrath does have a concealed carry license, police said.