CHICAGO — A theft suspect and a grocery clerk fatally shot one another throughout an tried holdup within the retailer, authorities mentioned.
The shootings Friday night contained in the El Barakah Grocery store in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood killed would-be robber Nicholas Williams, 24, and 63-year-old clerk Ali Hassan of Berwyn, the Prepare dinner County Medical Examiner’s Workplace mentioned.
Williams entered the shop round 6:20 p.m. and produced a handgun in an try and rob the shop, however Hassan pulled a gun from his waistband and shot Williams within the chest, police mentioned. Williams returned hearth and shot Hassan within the chest and again.
Williams ran from the shop however collapsed a couple of block away and died, police mentioned.
Hassan, a Palestinian immigrant, was transported to College of Chicago Medical Heart and was later pronounced lifeless. Two different folks within the retailer weren’t harm, police mentioned.