Felon with gun accused of threatening to kill off-duty cops in Bridgeport bar

Chicago Sun-Times | 1/31/2019 | Matthew Hendrickson
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A Texas man facing a felony gun charge after he allegedly threatened to kill off-duty Chicago police officers in a Bridgeport bar was ordered held on $25,000 bail Wednesday.

The Englewood District officers were attending an event at Fat Fish Bar and Grill, at 234 W. 31st St., Tuesday when the confrontation with 29-year-old Johnathan Barnes took place, Cook County prosecutors said.

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Barnes, of Houston, Texas, was at the bar intoxicated when he got into an argument with the officers and was told to leave, prosecutors said. When Barnes tried to re-enter the bar, he was confronted by a police sergeant who blocked his way.

Barnes then threatened to “shoot the sergeant and to kill everyone else in the bar” while putting his hand to his pocket, prosecutors said....
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