Lindenhurst man fatally shoots would-be robber in hammer attack


It is said that crime does not pay. This punk found that out first hand on Tuesday morning. He's a robbery suspect facing murder charges after his alleged accomplice was killed. Michael Zachery, 32, of Evanston is charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. Police say Zachery and another man went to a home in north suburban Lindenhurst early Tuesday morning to buy a gun.They then hit the seller with a hammer and tried to rob him. The victim fought back, shooting and killing the other man. He was identified by the Lake County Coroner as Joseph McHaney, 34, of Chicago.


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