Chicago Candidate Gets Taste of Crime in Own City

A Democratic candidate running for Illinois attorney general was robbed at gunpoint Thursday during a campaign photoshoot in Chicago.

The Chicago Tribune reported that Aaron Goldstein, 42, and members of his campaign team were approached by three men in their early 20s. One of the men had a handgun and demanded Goldstein and the campaign aides turn over the camera equipment and other personal belongings, including their cell phones, which they did.

According to the Tribune, law enforcement sources confirmed that they had no one in custody and did not release a description of the suspects.

Goldstein’s campaign manager Robert Murphy, who was not with the candidate at the time, explained that he was taking promotional campaign photos with an “in-the-neighborhood kind of” message, according to the Tribune. The incident took place in Albany Park.

 

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Harold
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This cannot be true, In peaceful Chicago, someone was actually robbed in Erica Holdover’s Chi town?? Call Bath House berry quick! As soon as he gets his cloths on>……

John Craig
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You just cannot tolerate a trio of gang bangers to intimidate a candidate for attorney general. Here in Missouri, our embattled governor had a scare involving his wife Sheena just after being elected. She was held up in an armed robbery in the Central West End in St. Louis. As someone with extensive experience with gangs, I can tell you that if either group knew their target, they would be deceased.—One target was Democrat and the other was Republican. “The barbarians are inside and there are no gates”: Mark Steyn, On Paris, Nov. 2015. The people have to understand the… Read more »
Albedamned!
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OMG! Another liberal cesspool!