CHICAGO (CBS) – A man has died after police say he was shot dead while trying to rob two men in the Kalumet Heights neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.
Chicago police said the 32-year-old man began talking to two other 32-year-old men when they approached his car in the 1500 East 95th Street neighborhood around 3:45 p.m.
The two men got into their Volkswagen SUV, but the one who was talking to them sat in the back seat, pulled out a gun and announced the robbery. He then hit one of the men in the head with a pistol.
One of these men pulled out his gun and shot the man. According to police, he received blows to the forehead, leg and chest. The man was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, but was later pronounced dead.
Chicago Police are investigating.