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December 30, 2009

Ill. man accused of grabbing cop's pistol, firing gun

During the struggle, the gun discharged one round that didn't hit the officer

Chicago Sun-Times

JOLIET, Ill. — A man was accused of grabbing a police officer's pistol and firing it Monday inside a public library in downtown Joliet, officials said.

Rondale L. Ellis, 23, was charged with disarming a police officer, aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated resisting arrest, resisting arrest, obstructing justice and criminal damage to municipal property.

Full story: Ill. man accused of grabbing cop's pistol, firing gun

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