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Man shot at by police near Parkway Gardens facing felony charges

Officers fired shots at Shahid Hobbs during an “armed confrontation” after Hobbs was seen with a gun about noon Thursday in the 6300 block of South King Drive, according to police.

A man who was shot at by police March 11, 2021, is facing multiple felony charges.
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A man who was shot at by police Thursday near Parkway Gardens is facing multiple felony charges for his alleged role in the “armed confrontation.”

Shahid Hobbs, 23, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated assault of a peace officer and armed robbery, Chicago police said.

Officers fired shots at Hobbs during an “armed confrontation” after Hobbs was seen with a gun about noon Thursday in the 6300 block of South King Drive, according to police.

He was arrested after a brief chase and no injuries were reported, police said.

Hobbs appeared in court Saturday where he was ordered held without bail, according to county records.

He is expected back in court March 24.