A New Report Says Police Shot at Chief Keef After He Pointed a Gun at Them
The latest news involving Chief Keef’s probation charges is that its been moved up from January 28 to January 15. Fans are familiar with the story of Keef pulling a gun at a police officer, but the actual details of the run-in haven’t been made public. Now, in a story by DNAinfo.com, police fired bullets at the then 16-year-old rapper.
In the police report obtained by DNAinfo, it says that police responded to a call of shots fired in the 6100 block of South Indiana during the day. Check out the excerpt below that says the officers “discharged their weapons” at Keef when they saw him flash a handgun. (You can read the full story here.)
Officers spotted Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, walking out the front door of his grandmother’s apartment building in the 6100 block of South Michigan, holding a coat over his hands that were in front of his waistband, according to police reports obtained by DNAinfo.com.
When a police officer tried to stop and question Chief Keef, the rapper dropped the coat, flashed a blue-steel handgun and sprinted through the vacant lot next door, according to police reports.
When officers gave chase, Chief Keef — who was 16 at the time — twice turned and pointed the pistol at the officers, according to the police report. The officers “discharged their weapons” but missed, according to the police account.
Chief Keef made it about a half-block before officers nabbed him in the alley of the 6100 block of South Indiana, according to the report.
One officer suffered bruises in the struggle to detain the rapper. Police recovered the pistol, which was loaded, according to reports.
As of now, Keef has not responded on Twitter about the report.