A home invasion on the West Side turns deadly after the would-be victim shot the suspect.
It happened just before 6 p.m. Monday in the 5500 block of West Thomas in the city’s South Austin neighborhood.
A 58-year-old man told police that an armed man entered his home and tried to rob him. The victim has a conceal carry license.
He opened fire, shooting the 23-year-old suspect in the back of the head.
The suspect was taken to West Suburban Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police say he was a documented gang member.