Man shoots, kills would-be robber on North Side

- A man was shot and killed late Thursday while trying to rob two others in the Uptown neighborhood, according to police.

About 10:30 p.m., two 23-year-old men were unloading a vehicle in an alley in the 1000 block of West Winona when a 28-year-old man walked up and demanded their things, according to Chicago Police.

One of the younger men handed over his cellphone and wallet, but when the robber said he was taking the car, the other 23-year-old pulled out a gun and shot him multiple times, police said.

The 28-year-old was taken Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he later died. The Cook County medical examiner’s office withheld his name Friday morning pending notification of his family.

Police said he had been on parole for a past armed robbery conviction.

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