Would-be robber fatally shot by concealed-carry license holder on West Side: police
A man walked into a store, pulled out a gun and demanded property when he was shot in the chest by an employee, police said.
A man was shot and killed while trying to commit a robbery Saturday on the West Side, police said.
He walked in to a store about 6:50 p.m. in the 3200 block of West Chicago Avenue, pulled out a gun and demanded property, according to Chicago police.
A store employee, a 29-year-old man, pulled out his own gun and fired shots at the robber, striking him in the chest, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Marc Rodgers, 48, of Chicago.
The 29-year-old has a valid concealed-carry license, police said. Officers recovered his gun as well as the other man’s gun.
Area Four detectives are investigating.
The two were outside about 4:20 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Throop Street when someone fired shots.
Officers responding to a shots fired call about 10 p.m. found the two in the 3800 block of West Ohio Street.
Officers responding to a person shot report found the man lying on a porch with multiple gunshot wounds.
One man, 34, was found in the 300 block of East Huron Street and died at a hospital. Another man later showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.
The shooting happened about 1 a.m. in the 4800 block of West Iowa Street.