David Johnson charged, shot by police after threatening officers with a gun
September 8, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Charges were filed Sunday night against a man who was shot by Chicago police after reportedly threatening them with a gun.
Officers were patrolling the 6300 block of South King Drive early Saturday morning when they saw a man firing a gun at a passing vehicle.
They ordered 23-year-old David Johnson to drop his weapon.
Police say he pointed his gun at them.
They fired and eventually shot Johnson in the leg.
He faces a series of charges including aggravated assault of an officer.
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