PITTSBURGH — The lawyer for a Pittsburgh police officer accused of pointing a gun at a man during an off-duty road rage encounter says the entire story is a fabrication.

Robert Kramer is accused of pointing a silver revolver at a civilian on May 3 in the city’s Sheridan neighborhood. He was ordered held for trial Monday.

KDKA-TV reports (http://cbsloc.al/2xsHPf1 ) Kramer’s attorney said at a preliminary hearing that the officer had encountered the accuser a few days prior. He said the man targeted Kramer because he’s a police officer.

Kramer was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the case.

Information from: KDKA-TV, http://www.kdka.com

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