$1M bond for man charged with pointing gun at Chicago Police

- A man has been charged with pointing a gun at Chicago Police officers after a shooting Sunday afternoon in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.

Paul Kevin Rivers, 26, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon, both felonies, according to Chicago Police.

Chicago Lawn District officers were on patrol in the 5600 block of South Campbell about 3:15 p.m. when they heard shots fired, according to police.

The officers approached to investigate and Rivers ran away, police said. They chased him and Rivers pointed a handgun at an officer, who fired his weapon.

Rivers was not shot and was taken into custody, police said.

The officers found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

Two officers suffered minor injuries. A gun was found at the scene, police said.

Rivers, of the 6600 block of South Wolcott, is scheduled to appear in bond court Tuesday.

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