Killed – Demarcus Brandon (Chicago, IL)

Demarcus Brandon

A South Side store owner fatally shot a man who attempted to rob the business Tuesday evening.

Authorities said 25-year-old Demarcus Brandon entered a cell phone store in the 1700 block of East 87th Street and tried to rob the business at gunpoint about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The store owner, who also had a handgun, fatally shot the would-be robber, authorities said.

Brandon, of the of 120 block of East 140th Court in Riverdale, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The store owner was not injured, police said.

Brandon was paroled from the Shawnee Correctional Center in July for armed robbery, according to Illinois Department of Corrections records.


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