Weapons charges have been filed against three men caught handling real guns while filming of a rap video on the South Side, according to police.
The three were among eight people arrested by police around 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 7400 block of South Eggleston Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood. The other five do not face felony charges.
Police said the group was filming a rap music video in the backyard of a home when officers made the arrests.
Rodney Ramsey, 22, of the 2600 block of 93rd Street in Crown Point, Ind., was charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.
Sheldon Cobb, 24, of the 500 block of Exchange Avenue in Calumet City, and Rayvon Lollis, 19, of the 2700 block of East Goodrich Avenue in Burnham, were each charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.
The three are due in court today.Copyright © 2015, RedEye