CHICAGO — A man with a concealed-carry license used his gun to stop two men trying to rob him and a companion in Englewood late Thursday, police said.
At 10:05 p.m., a 24-year-old man was with a woman in the 7400 block of South Morgan Street in Englewood when they were approached by two men who said they were robbing them and had a gun, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.
The man being robbed, who has concealed-carry license, drew his gun and shot one of the men in his chest, Sedevic said.
The would-be victim was shot in his leg, Sedevic said.
Both men were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. The victim was in stable condition, and the man who tried to rob him was in critical but stable condition, Sedevic said.
The other attempted robber ran away, Sedevic said.
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