NU Officer Charged with Independence Day Gunshot Celebration

The officer was reportedly off duty when he allegedly fired a gun in the air.

A 30-year-old Northwestern University police officer has been charged with felony reckless discharge of a firearm after he allegedly fired his gun in the air while celebrating the Fourth of July, according to a Chicago Tribune article.

Prosecutors reportedly allege that Wesley Jackson was in East Hyde Park on Chicago's South Side, when he fired shots across Lake Shore Drive into Lake Michigan.

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