Police: Chicago Woman with Concealed Carry Permit Shoots Robber Dead

A woman points a blank gun at the photographers camera at a weapons shop in Frankfurt, Germany, 08 January 2016. Retailers have noted a massive increase in sales of weapons which do not require a license in recent times. Photo: BORIS ROESSLER/dpa BORIS ROESSLER / DPA
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AWR HAWKINS

Police say a 25-year-old woman with a concealed carry permit shot and killed a robber on Chicago’s South Side on Tuesday morning.

CBS Local reports that the woman was “standing on the corner on the 500 block of West 103rd Street around 5:45 a.m.” when a 19-year-old male approached. Police indicate the male “pulled out a weapon” and let the woman know he was robbing her.

She responded by shooting him in the neck.

WGN reports that the 19-year-old was taken to Christ Hospital and pronounced dead.

On December 12, 2017, Breitbart News reported that a concealed carry permit holder shot a suspect who allegedly approached his car while brandishing a handgun. On May 11, 2017, Breitbart News reported that a permit holder shot an alleged carjacker on Chicago’s Southwest side.

On September 29, 2016, Breitbart News reported that a permit holder in Chicago opened fire when allegedly approached by two armed suspects. He killed one of the suspects and the second suspect fled the scene. On April 17, 2015, an Uber driver with a concealed carry permit drew his gun and opened fire to stop an attempted mass shooting in downtown Chicago.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. Sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.

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