From several Readers comes this cheery little tale:
A suspected catalytic converter thief was shot dead by a concealed carry holder on the North Side late Wednesday, according to a source and initial information from Chicago police.
CWBChicago has learned that the dead man was on parole, and he was charged with illegally possessing a firearm two months ago — but state authorities decided not to revoke his parole, and he was released back onto the streets.
Read the whole report. Doesn’t look like Our Hero is going to be charged, though.
I have to tell you that I used to live in Lakeview, but East Lakeview (next to Lake Michigan); West Lakeview was an extremely pleasant part of town back then, and I could quite easily have lived there had we not found our wonderful apartment when we did. I guess the scumbags are migrating…