Village retard, Sean D. Smith, of the 200 block of West Elmwood Drive in Chicago Heights, shot and killed by security officers
Private security guards fatally shot a 19-year-old Chicago Heights man who fired shots at them at a subdivision in south suburban Richton Park, authorities said today.
The shooting occurred before 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the Lioncrest Townhomes subdivision in the 5000 block of Euclid Lane, according to Richton Park police.
Security guards hired by Lioncrest confronted two people inside a moving vehicle after watching the passenger fire numerous shots into the air, police said in a news release.
After ordering the vehicle to stop, the passenger got out the vehicle and pointed a handgun at the officers, police said.
The security officers ordered the man to drop the weapon, but he refused and fired at the officers, who returned fire and fatally struck the man, police said.
The gunman, Sean D. Smith, of the 200 block of West Elmwood Drive in Chicago Heights, was pronounced dead at the scene at 4 a.m. this morning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.