Suspect shot by concealed carry holder during attempted burglary of Lincoln Square business

A suspect was shot during an attempted burglary Sunday night in Lincoln Square.

About 11:50 p.m., a man inside a closed business in the 2600 block of West Lawrence Avenue heard a noise at the backdoor and found an 18-year-old man trying to break in, Chicago police said.

The man, 40, shot the suspect in the leg, police said. He has a valid firearm owner identification card and a concealed carry license, according to officials.


The 18-year-old was taken to the Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he was in fair condition, officials said.

He was taken into custody and charges were pending.