Teen saves nephew's life during triple murder

Published 02/04 2014 03:51PM

Updated 02/04 2014 05:29PM

ROBBINS -- A Cook County teen is being hailed a hero after saving his nephew's life. His step-dad came home Monday and went on a shooting rampage.

His mother and two siblings died, but police credit the 14-year old with extreme bravery for rescuing his 5-year old nephew. Authorities say the gunman died of an apparent heart attack after the shooting.

A motive has not been released. The gunman was a security guard at a high school.

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