Man fatally shot in attempted robbery on NE Side

Liquor store clerk shoots would-be robber

Author: Robert Taylor, Web Editor
Published On: Feb 14 2014 10:17:19 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 16 2014 05:44:36 PM CST
Suspect fatally shot after attempted robbery on NE Side

A man who attempted to pull off a robbery was shot and killed Friday night by a liquor store clerk.

It happened at Boulevard Spirits in the 5700 block of Randolph Boulevard on the city's Northeast Side.

According to police, the man walked into the store around 9 p.m. and made demands.

The store clerk was armed with a handgun and shot the man several times.

The robber was described as being in his mid-20s and was carrying a Taser.

The man died at the scene.