LATIMER MASON, 38, ARRESTED ON LINDER FOR ASSAULT ON POLICE OFFICERS
On Sunday night, September 2, at 11:10 PM, uniformed police officers responded to a call of a man with a gun in the 1400 block of North Linder Avenue. Responding officers observed the offender, Latimer Mason, 38 years old, in the backyard. They announced their office and ordered Mason to drop his weapon. Instead, he pointed the gun at the officers and one of them fired at the offender, missing him. Mason was then arrested and the gun was recovered.
Latimer Mason, 38, was arrested on the 1400 block of N. Linder and charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer with a Firearm (felonies). He is also charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon (a felony), plus one count of Possession of Ammunition and one count of Possession of a Firearm without a valid FOID (both misdemeanors). He appeared in criminal court Sept. 4.