Police: Convicted felon tosses weapons out window; Jose Negrete, 57, has 2 murder convictions

December 14, 2013 1:14:19 PM PST
A convicted felon faces weapons charges after police say they found an assault rifle and bullet proof vest that he apparently threw out the window of his 15th story apartment.

Cook County Sheriff's officers went to the Chicago home of 57-year-old Jose Negrete on Thursday to execute a search warrant.

When officers entered the apartment they say they saw him closing a window, then they found the gun and vest below.

Negrete has two murder convictions.