Tenant Shoots, Kills Man Who Tried To Break Into Apartment

CHICAGO (STMW) — A resident of a Far South Side West Pullman area apartment fatally shot a man who allegedly tried to break into the apartment early Sunday.

The man — identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 27-year-old Malcolm Dobbey — allegedly tried to force his way into an apartment in the 12100 block of South Indiana Avenue through a back door about 2:10 a.m. Sunday, police said.

The resident shot Dobbey, who officers found unresponsive in the backyard, police said.

Dobbey, of the 600 block of East 92nd Street, was declared dead at 3:20 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the medical examiner’s office. An autopsy determined Dobbey died from a gunshot wound to the chest and the death was ruled a homicide.

Area South detectives initially questioned the resident, but determined the shooting was justified, and no charges were filed.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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