Man charged with trying to run down Chicago cop

February 18, 2013 7:39:10 PM PST
A Chicago man is charged with trying run down a Chicago police officer.

The incident happened just before noon on Saturday near Chicago and Hamlin.

Police say they saw Roosevelt Hartman conducting a drug deal around noon.

When the officers tried to move in they say Hartman jumped in a van and tried to run them down. The officers then shot Hartman. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition.