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Jamie Macous, 30, left, was shot and killed Monday morning, Albany police said, while chasing an auto break-in suspect. Macous’ mother, Cynthia Walker, right, is owner of the Grille House restaurant in Albany.

ALBANY — An Albany man was shot and killed around 5:26 Monday morning when he chased a suspect who was attempting to break into his vehicle, Albany police said.

Jaime Macous, 30, was found deceased on the 2100 block of Thompkins Avenue when police responded to an entering auto call. While on their way to the scene, the officers were informed that there had been a call of shots fired and that the victim had not returned from chasing the would-be auto break-in suspect(s). While searching the area, they found Macous’ body.

The victim is the son of Albany businesswoman Cynthia Walker, who owns the Grille House restaurant.

APD’s Robbery/Homicide Unit is investigating the deadly shooting.

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