During the first two days of the Christmas weekend in Chicago, at least 18 people were shot, resulting in two fatalities.
The incidents included a shooting on the sidewalk and in a backyard, with one involving a concealed carry permit holder who reportedly foiled an armed robbery, resulting in the death of one of the suspected robbers.
“A concealed carry permit holder foiled an alleged armed robbery Saturday afternoon in Chicago, shooting and killing one of the suspected robbers,” the report noted. (Trending: Trans Athlete Breaks College Record After Joining Women’s Team)
“CWB Chicago reported that the incident occurred just prior to 5:00 p.m. ‘in an alley behind the 1700 block of West Cortez,’ and that one of the alleged robbers was fatally wounded.”
“The deceased is a 19-year-old man who was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound to his chest and pronounced dead upon arrival.”
“The concealed carry permit holder is a 68-year-old man,” the report added.