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A man was shot and killed by an alleged attacker who sexually assaulted his 17-year-old cousin at their home in Chicago

Man, 66, is shot and killed after hurrying to prevent an attacker from sexually abusing his 17-year-old niece after the intruder broke into their house

  • A man was shot deadly by an attacker who sexually assaulted his cousin, 17
  • The frightening incident occurred around 9 p.m. on Thursday evening in Chicago
  • The man heard the female victim scream while the attack was taking place in her room
  • Police said the attacker then shot the man in the head and back when he came in to help her
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A man was shot and killed by an alleged attacker who sexually assaulted his 17-year-old cousin at their home in Chicago.

The frightening incident took place on Thursday evening around 21.11 in the 500 block of 89th place on the east.

Police said a suspect broke through a window into the house and then sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl in her bedroom.

A man was shot and killed by an alleged attacker who sexually assaulted his 17-year-old cousin at their home in Chicago

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A man was shot and killed by an alleged attacker who sexually assaulted his 17-year-old cousin at their home in Chicago

Police said a suspect broke into the window and then a 17-year-old girl started attacking her bedroom

Police said a suspect broke into the window and then a 17-year-old girl started attacking her bedroom

Police said a suspect broke into the window and then a 17-year-old girl started attacking her bedroom

The victim's 66-year-old uncle heard her calling for help during the alleged attack and had run to her from another part of the house to help her.

The police said the attacker then shot the man in the head and back. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was declared dead on the spot.

ABC7 reported that the victim at the Cook County Medical Examiner office was identified as James Lewis.

The victim's 66-year-old uncle heard her calling for help during the alleged attack and had run in from another part of the house to help her

The victim's 66-year-old uncle heard her calling for help during the alleged attack and had run in from another part of the house to help her

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The victim's 66-year-old uncle heard her calling for help during the alleged attack and had run in from another part of the house to help her

The police said the attacker then shot the man in the head and back. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was declared dead on the spot

The police said the attacker then shot the man in the head and back. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was declared dead on the spot

The police said the attacker then shot the man in the head and back. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was declared dead on the spot

His cousin was transported to Trinity Hospital, reportedly in stable condition, police told the outlet.

Eugene Booze, who claimed to have lived next to family for about 35 years, said the deceased man was the best neighbor in the world, a very nice man.

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Booze had no idea that something was wrong until he and his wife saw the police swarming in their backyards.

He said that there is not too much drama in this neighborhood & # 39; and recalled any recordings in other parts of the area.

Cops claimed that a & # 39; possible culprit & # 39; who walked away from the crime scene was taken into custody by responding officers.

The police said there were charges against the man in custody while they continued to investigate the incident.

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