PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man has been charged with threatening a police officer wounded during a home invasion in Clairton.
Irving Glaze, 43, confronted paralyzed Clairton police officer James Kuzak Monday on Fifth Avenue in Downtown outside the courthouse.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Investigating Shooting In Homewood
That’s when police say Glaze asked Kuzak, “What would you do if I threw you out of that chair?”
He also allegedly yelled at Officer Kuzak, “You did those boys wrong!”READ MORE: 'Unity In The Community' Event Held In Greensburg
Glaze was at the courthouse for an unrelated matter, and according the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department, he caused a disturbance when he appeared in Criminal Court.
He got into a scuffle with sheriff’s deputies and they used a taser on him.
Glaze is now facing a list of charges from both incidents, including simple assault, terroristic threats, harassment, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.MORE NEWS: Community Liver Alliance Hosts 'Walk The Talk For Liver Health' 5K At Kennywood Park