Gun Pointed At Illinois Rep. Edward Acevedo In Chicago

Illinois State Representative Edward Acevedo had a gun pointed at him Friday night on Chicago’s Lower West Side, but the gunman took off when he realized who Acevedo was. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the representative was standing on …

Illinois State Representative Edward Acevedo had a gun pointed at him Friday night on Chicago’s Lower West Side, but the gunman took off when he realized who Acevedo was.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the representative was standing on the sidewalk in the 2500 block of South Oakley Avenue when a van pulled up alongside him and an occupant pointed a gun in his direction.

Acevedo then “announced his office” to the gunman and the van sped off.

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