By Asal Rezaei

CHICAGO (CBS)– A licensed gun owner fought back after getting shot at overnight.

Just after midnight, a man was sitting on the steps of his home in the 2900 block of North Wolcott Avenue when he heard a loud noise coming from the street. He went to see what was happening.

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The resident, who is a licensed conceal carry gun owner, said he approached a car and saw two men crawling out from underneath it.

That’s when the shooting started.

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Police say the two men began shooting first before the licensed gun holder drew his weapon, shooting one of those men in the neck. The other person was able to get away.

Police recovered a weapon at the scene.

The man who was shot in the neck died from his injuries. Police are still looking for the man that ran from the scene.

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The gun owner is cooperating with police.