Crime

Bystander fatally shoots Walgreens shoplifter in the head before fleeing, cops say

Authorities in Chicago say an alleged thief was fatally shot after a confrontation with another person in the Walgreens pharmacy.

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The incident occurred late Wednesday evening after a manager approached the woman believed to be shoplifting.

After another man pulled a gun and shot the woman, he reportedly fled in a dark SUV and had not been arrested as of the latest reports available. According to witnesses, he was wearing dark jeans and a red hooded sweatshirt.

Police say the victim was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced dead upon arrival.

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