Search on for Chicago man who POINTED GUN at Fox News crew during live segment

The unidentified man has been described as someone between the age of 18 and 25


                            Search on for Chicago man who POINTED GUN at Fox News crew during live segment
Police have asked people to help find the man (FOX 32 Chicago and Chicago Police)
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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: A community alert has been issued for an unidentified man in Chicago after he appeared to point a pistol towards a Fox News TV crew as they shot a gun violence segment on Wednesday morning, May 25. As per Fox 32 Chicago, reporter Joanie Lum and her team were doing the live news program in the River North neighborhood when the man in question appeared behind Lum and revealed something, which looked like a firearm, towards the camera.

Since the man reportedly moved quite fast behind the camera, he was not captured properly. He was then seen down the street before he vanished. As per reports, the shocking episode happened at seven in the morning at the corner of Clark and Hubbard while the news team was filming a 'Good Day Chicago' news segment, covering the rise in gun-related crime in the city. It has been said that Chicago has seen a 66% rise in gun-related crime from 2019 to 2021.

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Now, police have urged people to help them find the man, who has been described as a thin person whose age should be between 18 and 25, standing 5 feet 6 and 5 feet 8 inches tall, and weighing 130 to 150 pounds. Before his apparent stunt, the suspicious man was reportedly seen in a dark hoodie, a black jacket, light ripped blue jeans, and dark shoes while buying drinks from Starbucks. If anyone has any information regarding that man, they have been asked to contact Chicago police at 312-744-8261. Meanwhile, Fox News has said, “Thank you to the viewers who were watching Good Day Chicago and called or emailed to make sure our crew was okay.”

This comes as Uvalde city in Texas has been marred by a gun-related tragedy that happened on May 24. A teenager named Salvador Ramos went on a shooting rampage inside Robb Elementary School on Tuesday, taking the lives of 19 students and two school workers. The 18-year-old carried out the evil act at around 11:30 am before being shot down by a cop, who responded to the scene.

The horrifying incident elicited a call for gun control laws by many, including President Joe Biden, who said: “The idea that an 18-year-old kid can walk into a gun store and buy two assault weapons is just wrong. As a nation, we have to ask: When in God's name will we stand up to the gun lobby? Why are we willing to live with this carnage? Why do we keep on letting this happen? Where in God's name is our backbone?”

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The commander-in-chief also added: “Parents will never be the same. To lose a child, it's like having a piece of your soul ripped away. There's a hollowness in your chest you feel like you're being sucked into it. And never going to be able to get out. Suffocating. And it's never quite the same. It's the feeling shared by the siblings and the grandparents and the family members and the community that's left behind.So tonight, I asked the nation to pray for them. Give the parents and siblings the strength in the darkness they feel right now.”

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But Texas Governor Greg Abbott is reportedly not in favor of any such laws as he said Wednesday, referring to cities with tough gun laws: “I hate to say this, but there are more people shot every weekend in Chicago than there are in schools in Texas. Chicago and LA and New York disprove that thesis. Chicago teaches that what you’re talking about is not a real solution. Our job is to come up with real solutions that we can implement.”

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