77-Year-Old 'Concealed Carrier' Shoots & Kills Robber in Chicago
The 77-year-old drew his gun and opened fire
A concealed carry permit holder, 77, shot and killed an alleged robber at around 2:20 p.m. Saturday in Chicago, according to reports.
The 77-year-old man was in his garage when a vehicle pulled up.
The man in the vehicle “demanded his belongings.”
The 77-year-old drew his gun and opened fire.
The alleged robber was struck in both the head and chest.
The two shots proved to be fatal, according to the Chicago Police Department.
The incident occurred in the 500 block of East 89th Street, located in the Burnside neighborhood.
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“A 77-year-old retired firefighter neutralized an armed robber who got out of a carjacked vehicle and confronted him in his garage.”
The Chicago Police tweeted a phot of the alleged robber’s firearm:
TODAY - offender’s weapon recovered when he was shot by the victim during an attempt robbery in @ChicagoCAPS06 . Offender was also using a vehicle that was carjacked yesterday. #CPDMediaCar pic.twitter.com/Kc0dZf7hIL— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) November 6, 2021
The 77-year-old was not injured in the incident.
The man did have a valid concealed-carry license, according to police.
The Chicago Fire Department confirmed to Eyewitness News that the shooter was a retired CFD captain, ABC7 Chicago reported.
NBC Chicago added:
The person, a man of unknown age, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Chicago police say the 77-year-old man did not sustain any injuries and had a valid Illinois Firearm Owners’ Identification card and CDL.
Two weapons were recovered at the scene, and Area Two detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting.