Customer shoots and kills armed robber

Reported By on 2015-10-31

“Chicago Police say charges are unlikely to filed against a customer who fatally shot a man trying to rob a Southwest Side business Saturday night. A man walked into a Gage Park business that included a currency exchange … and pulled out a gun, threatened the employee behind the counter and announced a robbery…. A customer in the store withdrew his own weapon and fired at the suspect [who] was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene. [The suspect] had an extensive criminal history, including prior arrests for robbery….”