Chicago store manager shoots gunman

An obviously good guy with a gun turned the tables on an armed robber. A store manager in Chicago shot and killed a would-be armed robber.

The would-be robber entered the O’Reilly Auto Parts store in Chicago’s Calumet Heights neighborhood on Saturday. The man, believed to be between 30 and 40, pulled out a gun and demanded that the manager hand over money from the store’s register. after to the Chicago Police Department.

The store manager, who police said is a valid Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) cardholder, shot the alleged robber in a bid to thwart the reported crime.

The suspect was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition but later died from his injuries, police said.

Video footage from WFLD shows multiple bullet holes in O’Reilly’s auto parts store. The footage also shows a gun near the store’s entrance.

Police have yet to identify the deceased suspect.

Investigators investigate the shooting.

No charges were brought against the shopkeeper, who appears to have acted in self-defense.

Store manager with gun shoots and kills robber with gun, Chicago police

There have been several robberies recently foiled by a good guy with a gun.

Last week, a Family Dollar employee shot and killed a suspected serial shoplifter who was beating him. The employee was charged with attempted murder.

Last month, an undercover van gunned down a gunman in Detroit who was threatening his friend outside a deli.

In February, a Connecticut clothing store clerk shot and killed a suspected robber.

In January, a gas station attendant shot and killed a gunman in Arizona. The employee was not charged in the shooting.

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