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Off-duty Illinois sheriff's deputy shot and killed

BELLWOOD, Ill. — An off-duty sheriff's deputy was shot and killed while attending a family birthday party in suburban Chicago on Friday night.


Investigators say the 50-year-old Cook County deputy tried to intervene in an armed robbery in the parking lot of a VFW hall in Bellwood.


He was shot in the chest while pulling out his own weapon.


So far, no one has been arrested.

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