Illinois Concealed Firearm Licensee Shoots Robber in Chicago

On Monday July 25th at about 6am a Chicago man, licensed to carry a concealed firearm in Illinois, was being robbed and shot one of the robbery suspects on the West side of Chicago. The licensee happens to be a civilian employee of the Chicago police.


The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the robbery suspect was shot in the neck and is 31 years old. The tribune did not state his condition. Also reported by the Tribune is that he was accompanied by a 17 year old boy who fled, but was apprehended.


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Thomas Kral

Thomas Kral is an avid gun rights advocate being involved in the movement in Illinois since 2012 and became one of the very first Concealed Carry instructors to be certified by the Illinois State Police in 2013.

Thomas is also a proud father and husband, having said, "The only things more important than 2nd Amendment issues and gun rights are my wife and kids."

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