By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A man has been charged after prosecutors said he fired shots at a Chicago police officer in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

Brian Hall, 25, is facing felony charges, including reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. He is expected in bond court on Wednesday.

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On Sunday at 9:35 p.m., officers in an unmarked car were trying to stop a man in the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street as he stood with two other men – after they noticed a bulge protruding from his jacket.

The suspect, identified as Hall, then ran off and fired a shot at officers from a gangway, police said. The officers were not struck and they did not return fire.

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There were no injuries reported.

The weapon was recovered.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff