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Bond set at $150,000 for man shot by cops for allegingly pointing gun

Updated: April 30, 2013 12:53AM

A man shot by police for allegedly pointing a sawed-off shotgun at an officer during a Humboldt Park traffic stop early Sunday was ordered held on a $150,000 bond Monday.

Daniel D. Jackson, Jr., 31, of the 400 block of North Central Park, was charged with one felony count each of unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated assault of a police officer with a firearm and possession of a controlled substance, police said. He also was charged with one misdemeanor count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and two counts of resisting an officer.

The incident began about 4:30 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Franklin, Independent Police Review Authority spokesman Larry Merritt said, confirming that police shot and wounded a person during the confrontation.

Officers were responding to a call of shots fired, according to a statement from police. Officers were flagged down by a woman who said a man pointed a large-caliber gun at her. She pointed to a vehicle traveling north on Central Park as the vehicle the man was seen driving.

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