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Man Pointed 2 Loaded Guns At Officer, Threatened To Kill Him: Prosecutors

By  Erica Demarest and Tanveer Ali | October 23, 2017 11:47am | Updated on October 24, 2017 8:34am

 Jamie Harrison, 33, is charged with attempting to murder a police officer.
Jamie Harrison, 33, is charged with attempting to murder a police officer.
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COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A repeat felon who pointed two loaded guns at a Chicago Police officer Sunday said he should've killed the officer's "b---- ass," according to prosecutors.

Jamie Harrison, 33, was arrested about 1:40 p.m. Sunday with a loaded .38 caliber handgun, a loaded .22 caliber revolver and a Taser, prosecutors said.

He told authorities, "he should have killed his b---- ass and that he did not have enough time to kill his b---- ass," Assistant State's Attorney Jason Coelho said during a bond hearing Monday at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Ave.

Harrison went on to say "that he better get no bond because he is coming for his b---- ass," according to Coelho.

Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. denied Harrison bail.

Harrison, of the 6400 block of South Cottage Grove Road, was previously convicted of robbery and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. He now faces new charges of attempting to murder a police officer, being an armed habitual criminal, disarming a peace officer and aggravated battery.

It all started about 1:40 p.m. Sunday when two officers approached a group of people loitering in the 8800 block of South Wallace Street, prosecutors said.

The officers wore plain clothes with police vests and visible badges.

When Harrison spotted the officers, he took off running, Coelho said. One officer gave chase, while the second returned to his squad car.

Harrison is accused of knocking down trash cans to slow the officer chasing him. Harrison tripped and fell onto his back, prosecutors said, before pulling out a .38 caliber handgun loaded with five live rounds and pointing it at the officer's chest.

The officer was able to grab the gun and toss it over a fence, according to Coelho. As the officer tried to detain Harrison and radio for backup, Harrison pulled out a second gun, prosecutors said — a .22 caliber revolver loaded with eight live rounds.

During an ensuing struggle, the gun fell to the ground, Coelho said. At that point, Harrison is accused of biting the officer and his radio cord before trying to remove the officer's gun from his holster.

By then, prosecutors said, the second officer arrived in his squad car and helped arrest Harrison. Police said they found a Taser in Harrison's pocket.

The officer who chased Harrison suffered swelling to his wrist, abrasions to his knee, scraps and cuts to his hands and forearms, and general soreness to his body, Coelho said.

The officer was treated at Advocate Christ Masonic Medical Center.