An armed crook likely experienced a considerable “oops!” moment when he pulled up on a concealed carrier after midnight Tuesday on a Chicago street and ordered the fellow to give up his property.
As you might expect, things didn’t seem to go as planned for the bad guy.
What are the details?
A 23-year-old man was walking in the 5400 block of North Winthrop Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood on the city’s far north side just after 4:20 a.m. when a white sedan and dark-colored SUV approached him, police told WLS-TV.
Cops added to the station that a male suspect exited one of the vehicles, pulled out a gun, and demanded the man give up his belongings.
Nothing doing, son.
Turns out the victim has a Firearm Owners Identification card and a concealed-carry license — and he also pulled out a gun, after which a shootout commenced, police told WLS.
But things must have gotten too hot for the crook.
Police told the station the suspect retreated empty-handed into the SUV, after which both vehicles skedaddled south.
The concealed carrier wasn’t hurt, WLS said, adding that it wasn’t immediately clear whether the suspect was hit by gunfire.
No one was in custody later Tuesday morning, the station said, adding that Area Three detectives are investigating.
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