Bond set at $150,000 for man shot by cops for allegingly pointing gun
SUN-TIMES MEDIA April 29, 2013 8:04PM
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.