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Man charged with pointing gun at suburban police chief

The Associated Press
Posted: Dec. 6, 2017 7:00 am Updated: Dec. 6, 2017 8:36 pm

HILLSIDE, Ill. (AP) One of the people arrested after gunfire erupted during a funeral procession in suburban Chicago is now charged with trying to draw a gun on a police chief after a brief car chase.

The Chicago Tribune reports that 24-year-old Marcus Davis of Chicago faces a felony gun charge after an investigation revealed that after and the others jumped out of the car on Tuesday afternoon he allegedly pulled a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at Hillside Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek before he dropped the weapon.

Davis was riding in a car during a funeral procession in which shots were fired three times once in Chicago, once on the Eisenhower Expressway in Forest Park and once in Hillside.

He and three other people were taken into custody.

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