Bond Set for Man Charged With Pinning Officer With Car

By Erin Meyer on February 18, 2013 2:52pm 

 Roosevelt Hartman, of the 160 block of North Laramie Avenue, is charged with pinning a Chicago police officer between a minivan and a squad car.
Roosevelt Hartman, of the 160 block of North Laramie Avenue, is charged with pinning a Chicago police officer between a minivan and a squad car.
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COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — An Austin man who pinned a Chicago police officer between a minivan and a squad car was ordered held on a $500,000 bond Monday.

In the Saturday incident, the officer, "fearing for his life," shot the suspect, Roosevelt Hartman of the 160 block of North Laramie Avenue.

Hartman, 26, who remains hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the right forearm and lower back, is charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault and attempted murder of a police officer, according to court documents.

Bond was set by Cook County Judge Israel Desierto.

Hartman allegedly struck the officer with his van shortly before midnight on Saturday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood in the 3900 block of West Chicago Avenue, according to police reports.

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