A concealed carry holder shot back at two gunman Friday, hitting them both in a South Side Englewood shooting that hurt three people. The license holder was seated in a vehicle about 2:15 p.m. when at least two men came up and started shooting, Chicago police said. The gunfire hit a 22-year-old man standing outside the man’s car in the 6200 block of South Justine, police said. The concealed carry holder stepped out of the vehicle, took out his own weapon and shot two men.
A Clayton County homeowner shot and killed an 18-year-old who broke into his home overnight, police said.
Officers were called to the residence in the 9000 block of Jenni Circle just before 3 a.m. Friday after a man called 911 and reported shooting an intruder, according to Clayton County police spokesman Officer David Portis.
Upon arrival, police found Jayven Jackson lying at the bottom of the stairs with gunshot wounds, authorities said. Jackson, who lived in Paulding County, died on his way to the hospital.
The homeowner told police he was awakened by a loud banging at his front door. According to police, he said the teen broke a glass pane next to the door and reached through to unlock the door before heading up the stairs.