Oops! Gun-toting crook orders concealed carrier to give up his property, Chicago cops say. It’s a giant fail for the bad guy.

Armed criminals may have experienced quite a few “oops!” It was just after midnight Tuesday, the moment he pulled up to his hidden pickup on a Chicago street and ordered the man to abandon his property.

As you can imagine, things didn’t seem to go as planned for the bad guys.

What are the details?

Just after 4:20 a.m., a 23-year-old man was walking in the 5400 block of North Winthrop Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood on the city’s north side when a white sedan and a dark-colored SUV approached him, police said. told WLS-TV.

Police added that a male suspect got out of one of the vehicles, pulled out a gun and demanded the man hand over his belongings.

I’m not doing anything, son.

The victim, who was found to have a firearms identification card and concealed carry permit, also pulled out a gun, after which a shootout began, police told WLS.

But things must have gotten too hot for the criminals.

Police say the suspect got into the SUV empty-handed and then both vehicles drove off southbound.

There were no injuries to the concealed transport, WLS said, adding it was not immediately clear whether the suspect had been hit by gunfire.

The department added that no one was in custody late Tuesday morning and Area 3 detectives were conducting the investigation.

A related incident?

WLS said two other men were robbed at gunpoint in similar incidents within about 30 minutes in Edgewater and Westridge.

Police said the first robbery took place around 3:40 a.m. in the 2100 block of West Lunt Street when two armed men approached a 45-year-old man in his car and demanded his belongings. Police told WLS that the victim responded and the robbers then left at high speed in a silver SUV.

About 30 minutes later, police reported that two gunmen got out of separate vehicles and robbed a 29-year-old man who was sitting in his car in the 6100 block of North Wolcott Avenue.

WLS said police are investigating whether the three incidents may be related.

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