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Attempted Home Invader Fatally Shoots Accomplice In Ravenswood

CHICAGO (CBS) -- An attempted home invader shot his accomplice to death Tuesday night on the front porch of a home in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

At 9:51 p.m., a male and a 43-year-old man were attempting to break into a home in the 2400 block of West Eastwood when they ran into several family members at the front door, according to Chicago Police. The male then fired shots in the direction of the front porch, striking the man in his head.

The man, identified as 43-year-old Luis Antonio Morales, was pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said. He lived in Melrose Park


No one in the home was injured, police said.

No one was in custody as Area North detectives conducted a homicide investigation.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2018. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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