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West Side man charged with intimidating victim of beating, robbery: prosecutor

Updated: March 2, 2014 8:33PM

A West Side street gang member was held on $150,000 bail Sunday for allegedly threatening to shoot a convenience store worker who pursed charges after he was beaten and robbed last month.

Chocoby Logan, 26, was charged with felony witness harassment after he allegedly entered an Austin neighborhood convenience store in the 5400 block of West Augusta Boulevard on Feb. 25, flung merchandize off a shelf and threatened the clerk, according to court records.

Earlier, the 47-year-old clerk was allegedly beaten and robbed near the convenience store. George Gatlin, 23, was charged in connection with the robbery and battery, according to court records.

After Gatlin was charged, Logan, who is a self-admitted member of the Four Corner Hustlers, allegedly entered the store and threatened to shoot the clerk and his wife if they didn’t drop the charges, Cook County prosecutors said in court Sunday.

Police could not provide additional details about the attacks.

Logan, of the of the 5400 block of W. Walton Street was arrested two days after the threats were made, according to court records.


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