CHICAGO (CBS) — A person with a permit to carry a concealed gun has been released without charges after shooting a man Monday night at a Near West Side store.
About 5:30 p.m., a 55-year-old man who was naked except for the socks he was wearing caused a “disturbance” outside a retail store in the first block of South Western Avenue, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rounding Out The Warmest Weekend Of The Winter
The naked 55-year-old broke a glass and was acting menacingly toward others when the concealed carry holder fired a shot, striking the man in the leg, police said.READ MORE: MISSING: Khoshaba Dikyanos, 84, Last Seen In Lincoln Square
The 55-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition and remained hospitalized Tuesday, police said. Charges were pending.
The concealed carry holder was questioned by investigators and released without being charged, police said.MORE NEWS: Chicago Speed Cameras To Start Issuing $35 Tickets To Drivers Going 6 MPH Over The Limit On Monday
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