Chicago police search for shoplifter who shot and killed Family Dollar employee

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CHICAGO -- Chicago police are hoping surveillance cameras will give them a good look at a shoplifter who shot and killed an employee of a Family Dollar store in Auburn Gresham.

JQuinn McCune witnessed the shoplifter trying to take stolen items out of the store at 79th and Ashland Tuesday afternoon.

When McCune confronted the thief, he was shot in the chest at close range. A witness heard the shots from across the street.

Police are investigating and examining security camera footage to try and identify the shooter.

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