‘The Chi’ Star Barton Fitzpatrick Victim of Armed Robbery
September 7, 2022
Barton Fitzpatrick was held up at gunpoint this weekend in a scary scene that could’ve turned deadly … this according to law enforcement.
Chicago PD sources tell us … the actor, who’s most famous for playing Reg on “The Chi,” was the victim of an armed robbery early Sunday morning in West Chicago.
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We’re told Barton was a passenger in a car when someone slid into the back seat out of nowhere … brandishing a handgun. Our sources say the robber demanded the car, but he ended up bailing on the plan.
Instead, we’re told the assailant fled the scene with some of Barton’s belongings … a chain was taken, and possibly other items as well.
Thankfully, no injuries were reported … but no arrests have been made. Cops are on the hunt.
Barton was featured on the show from 2018 to 2019, appearing in 16 episodes. He played a gang leader in the series, and was actually shot and killed by a rival gang — which ended his run during Season 2.