Man charged in theft of officer's gun

May 29, 2009 8:43:21 PM PDT
Police charged a man involved in stealing the gun of an officer who was injured in a car accident.Rasaan Shannon, 22, of the 9800-block of South Morgan was charged with robbery, disarming an officer and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

The on duty officer was responding to a burglary when he was involved in a traffic accident. His weapon was stolen from his holster.

Police have recovered the weapon.