Security guard shot and killed during robbery

November 16, 2022 - Calumet City, IL

On the date listed above, three armed subjects entered a jewelry store. One of them had a long gun. The security guard, later identified as 57-year-old Norman Thomas, reportedly held his hands up to appease the robbers.

The subjects shot Thomas multiple times and killed him. The subjects then proceeded to smash display cases and stole jewelry.

Watch the video below to learn more. The Jewelers’ Security Alliance extends its condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of this army veteran of Desert Storm who was a father and grandfather. If you have any information regarding the subjects involved, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at or 212-687-0328.

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