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Gun packing customer stops Chicago thief

Posted by wlpo on November 1, 2015

The Chicago Tribune reporting a robbery thwarted in the southwest side Saturday night by a patron legally licensed to carry a gun. At this time, police say a man walked into a store in the Gage Park neighborhood around 7 p.m., announced a robbery to 2 employees and displayed a handgun.

While forcing a second employee to the back, a customer pulled out his gun and shot the robber – killing him. The robber was believed to be in his 40s.

At least 5 people have been wounded in other shootings across the city since Saturday night, police said:

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