Chicago Police are now prowling for a man who was seen on a live news segment appearing to have pointed a gun at the camera.

Fox 32 reporter Joanie Lum was reporting live on Wednesday, May 25, at around 7:00 a.m. when the man walked behind her and appeared to pull out what looked like a small gun, Fox News reported.

The man was in clear view of the camera as he was walking down the street and still carrying the firearm. The Chicago Police Department is now requesting any information to leads on the unidentified individual by calling detectives at 312-744-8261 or contacting the anonymous tip line at

Thankfully, on-air anchor Natalie Bomke said that Lum and the one behind the camera were not hurt. She thanked the viewers watching Good Day Chicago, called them and emailed the station to make sure that both individuals were okay.

"The gun was one foot from her head as he pointed at the camera or cameraman Gary," read a tweet from fellow FOX 32 reporter Anita Padilla. "She is understandably shaken. Thank God she is okay."

The incident comes not long after a person was killed while 23 others were left injured in a shooting across the city last weekend.

The incident also came a day after the Robb Elementary School shooting where 19 students and 2 teachers were killed. The assailant, identified as Salvador Ramos, was shot and killed by police enforcement on the same day.

As mentioned in a previous post, authorities are being criticized for not acting fast enough to save the lives of students who were massacred by an 18-year-old teen gunman.

In the latest update from ABC News, the mother of Ramos said that her son was not a monster although he could be aggressive.

"I had an uneasy feeling sometimes, like 'what are you up to?" Adriana Reyes said to ABC News' Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman in an interview. "He can be aggressive... If he really got mad."

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