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CRIME:  Man Who Pointed Gun in Local Target IDed and Arrested

The man who pointed a load gun at Target employees at the Logan Square Target located at 2656 N. Elston has been identified and arrested by police.

Yesterday, Rikki Rodriguez of Humboldt Park was charged with attempted armed robbery, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, five counts of aggravated assault to a security officer and possession of ammunition with out proper documentation. 

Rodriguez’ arrest was a result of him allegedly pointing a loaded .22 caliber gun at Target store security last month, who were detaining him for shoplifting.  After pulling out the gun he fled out the back door and was later ID in a police photo line up.  He had an outstanding warrant for parole violations.