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June 01, 2009

Ill. man arrested for stealing officer's gun after crash

By Vikki Ortiz and Liam Ford
Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — A 22-year-old South Side man was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Saturday after being accused of stealing the gun of a Chicago police officer who is in a medically induced coma following a traffic accident, authorities said.

Rasaan Shannon, of the 9800 block of South Morgan Street, faces charges of strong arm robbery, disarming a peace officer and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, police said. Cook County Criminal Judge Donald Panarese set Shannon's bail, according to the state's attorney's office.

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