A Chicago man was accused of threatening two security guards with a gun outside the Funky Buddha Lounge early Sunday morning, county prosecutors said.
Robert Rhames, 41, of South Shore, got into a verbal altercation with two men working as security guards outside the nightclub on Grand Avenue in West Town, according to court records, when he pulled a firearm out of his pocket and pointed it at them.
The police report said the two men, who were in their 20s responded by confronting him, and when he tried to flee they chased him down and tackled him, breaking his leg. An off-duty police officer saw the altercation, the report said, and assisted until other police officers arrived and arrested him.
Rhames, who is being treated for his injuries according to the report, was brought to the Cook County Criminal Courthouse Monday afternoon and ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bond.
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