On July 16 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Evanston police were on patrol in the 1800 block of Brown Avenue when they saw a man, known to police, who was wanted on an out-of-state narcotics warrant. That man was in the company of another man. When officers attempted to conduct an investigatory stop, both men fled on foot, said Commander Jay Parrot of the Evanston Police Department.
Officers chased the subjects on foot and were able to apprehend both men. One of the men is a Skokie resident, 27-years old. The other is Antoine Hill, age 28, now of Chicago. During the process, police recovered two loaded 9mm handguns, said the Commander.
Both men were charged with Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon, and Mr. Hill was additionally charged with resisting a peace officer, said the Commander. Mr. Hill, who is currently on parole for a murder conviction, was issued a parole violation warrant subsequent to his arrest for possession of a firearm, said the Commander.
Mr. Hill was convicted of the 2005 murder of Robert Gresham at the KEG.