A concealed carry license holder got into a gun fight with an attempted robber on August 19. The Chicago Sun-Times published a story about the shooting on their site.
The incident happened in the 4100 block of North Carroll Avenue. While sitting in his vehicle, a gunman approached the 44-year-old victim. Chicago Police said that the gunman attempted to rob the victim.
The victim pulled out his firearm. He started to shoot at the attempted robber. The robber returned fire. During the melee, the suspect shot the victim in the leg. Emergency services transported the victim to Stroger Hospital. The victim is in serious condition.
Chicago Police don’t know if any of the victim’s bullets had hit the suspect. Police did say that the victim had a concealed carry license.
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