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Chicago police shoot woman after she points gun at them

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman shot by Chicago police on the city’s West Side has been charged with four felonies for allegedly pointing a handgun at officers. Chicago police said Monday that 20-year-old Keshawna Davidson faces three counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer and one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Police say Davidson was sitting in an illegally parked vehicle about 3:30 p.m. Saturday when she “began exhibiting characteristics of an armed person.” Shortly thereafter, officers observed the her with a handgun. Davidson allegedly pointed her gun, and officers opened fire and struck her several times. She was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

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