CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — A licensed concealed carry holder was attacked by two men in a vehicle around 1 a.m. on Saturday. The event occurred in the 1600 block of North Hamlin Avenue, on the city’s northwest side.

The 31-year-old intended victim, who possesses an Illinois concealed carry license, was shot at by the assailants. In self-defense, he fired back, hitting both attackers.

The first, aged 44, suffered a fatal chest wound. The second, aged 37, was shot in the shoulder and hospitalized in fair condition.

This case adds to Chicago’s growing record of defensive gun use incidents this year.

About the Author

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Springfield Armory Hellcat OSP, with a Shield Sights RMSC Red Dot, that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a Vedder Holsters ComfortTuck IWB holster.

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