Auto parts store manager fatally shoots gunman during robbery in Calumet Heights

The wounded man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died due to his injuries, officials said.

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Red crime scene tape is seen lit up from a car’s headlights.

An alleged gunman was shot and killed by an auto parts store manager during a robbery April 1, 2023 on the Far South Side.

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An auto parts store manager fatally shot a gunman during a robbery Saturday afternoon in Calumet Heights on the Far South Side, police said.

About 2:30 p.m., the gunman, believed to be between 30 and 40 years old, entered the auto store in the 9100 block of South Stony Island Avenue and demanded money from the register at gunpoint, according to Chicago police.

The store manager, who had a valid firearm owner identification card, then shot the gunman, police said.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died due to his injuries, officials said.

Area detectives were investigating.

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