CHICAGO (STMW) – A New Year’s Day fight over a Polish sausage has led to charges of unlawful use of a weapon and domestic battery against a 24-year-old man.

Jermaine Cook “slapped his sister in the face because they were fighting over a Polish sausage,” prosecutors said on Sunday.

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Police were called Saturday to a home in the 3700 block of West Polk Street, where they allegedly found Cook outside holding a handgun.

Cook has three felonies on his record, including vehicular hijacking, prosecutors said.

Jermaine Cook

Jermaine Cook is charged in a fight with his sister over a Polish sausage. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cook is due back in court Jan. 7 and is being held on $125,000 bond.

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