Chicago shooting: Would-be robber shot, killed in Calumet Heights ID’d; 1 in custody, police say

Chicago shooting: Would-be robber shot, killed in Calumet Heights ID’d; 1 in custody, police say

CHICAGO — One individual was taken into custody after a person was shot to loss of life whereas attempting to commit a theft Saturday afternoon in Calumet Heights on the South Aspect.

Two males have been strolling again to their car from a retailer about 3:45 p.m. within the 1500 block of East ninety fifth Road after they started speaking with the 32-year-old, Chicago police mentioned.

The pair then entered their Volkswagen SUV and the person acquired into the backseat, struck certainly one of them with a handgun and demanded their belongings, police mentioned.

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One of many males then pulled out their very own gun and shot the would-be robber, putting him within the brow, left leg and chest, police mentioned.

He was transported to the College of Chicago Medical Middle the place he was later pronounced useless. He was recognized as Xavier Johnson by the Cook dinner County medical expert’s workplace.

One individual was taken into custody.

(Supply: Solar-Occasions Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Occasions 2021.)

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