CHICAGO — A 39-year-old Michigan man who was shot by police after he crashed into several parked cars Tuesday night in Wicker Park faces numerous charges for the incident.
Michael Cote, of Newaygo, Mich., was charged with five counts of aggravated assault and five counts of failing to notify of damage of an unnattended vehicle, and also was ticketed for driving without insurance.
Around 11:45 p.m., Cote struck several cars in the 1500 block of North Hoyne Avenue, police said. Officers pulled him over but as they approached, he reversed the car, striking a sign and several mailboxes, police said.
Cotes then accelerated at officers, who then shot him, police said. Cotes was taken to an area hospital in an unknown condition. No officers were hurt in the incident.
For more neighborhood news, listen to DNAinfo Radio here: