Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Update: Suspect Who Pointed Gun at Police Last Week Charged

An update to a hot topic last week:
A man who police shot at because he pointed a weapon at officers March 22nd
in the South Loop neighborhood near a popular restaurant where Mayor Richard M.
Daley is said to be a regular has been charged.

Giovanni Smith, 25, of the 2300 block of South Canal Street, was charged
with felony aggravated assault of a police officer and unlawful use of a weapon
according to police. The felony charges were approved Saturday at

For the back story check our post from last week.


Anonymous said...

40 shootings (reported) since Thursday morning on the south side of chicago. Just watched the disturbing story on ABC7.

Anonymous said...

FYI Sloopers: per the Sun-Times, another one of our stellar neighbors from the Pacific Garden Mission was arrested sunday for breaking into a vehicle on the 2400 block of south michigan ave.