Chicago Man With Concealed-Carry Permit Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

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Eric Lieberman Deputy Editor

A licensed concealed-carrier killed an armed robber Wednesday night in Chicago.

The individual in question was sitting in a car with another person when two armed men approached the car. The legal carrier inside of the car fired his gun, striking one of the robbers, Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police spokeswoman, told

The injured robber was later pronounced dead by authorities.  The other thief fled the scene.

Pacheco confirmed that the man who used his firearm had a legitimate concealed-carry license.

The incident occurred on the 4300 block of South State Street. This incident was one of many shootings across the Chicago area Wednesday.

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