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USA –-(Ammoland.com)- NBC TV 5 & the Chicago Tribune report 05-27-2016 in Oak Park, Illinois, a 16-year-old Chicago teen was shot attempting to rob a 24-year-old Chicago man in the parking lot of a bank near Madison Street and Austin Boulevard in west suburban Oak Park, according the Oak Park police department.
The teenager allegedly tried to rob the man about 11:15 a.m. The robber’s chosen victim was legally armed and exchanged gunfire with the young criminal. After being shot, the robber got into a waiting vehicle that drove off into Chicago.
He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:47 p.m., the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy was scheduled for Sunday. Oak Park spokesman David Powers said police are investigating how the teen got to Stroger Hospital.
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