CHICAGO -- A 77-year-old concealed-carry license holder fatally shot a would-be robber Saturday afternoon in Burnside on the South Side.
About 12:20 p.m., the man was in an open garage in the 500 block of East 89th Street when a vehicle pulled up in the alley and an armed male exited and demanded his belongings, Chicago police said.
The man then shot at the would-be robber, fatally striking him in the head and chest, police said.
The man was not injured and 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.