Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Arrest, Charge Man with Attempted Homicide

Date: February 15, 2023
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: South Side

On Sunday, February 12, Zone 1 officers responded to the 1200 block of Superior Avenue after a man reported that he was shot. 

It was later determined the gunshot wound was accidental and self-inflicted. 

Despite a false identification given by the man, detectives were able to determine the he was 35-year-old Nicklas Gay.

Gay was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on October 16, 2022 on South 14th Street and E. Carson Street in Zone 3. You can find those details here:

On February 15, 2023, Gay was arrested and charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide, Firearms not to be Carried w/o a License, and Persons not to Possess a Firearm.  


***Please Note: This is an old photo. 


Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller