A BLUE ISLAND, ILLINOIS, HAIR SALON OWNER shot and killed a
man who broke into his shop late one Sunday night. The salon owner
told police his family was asleep in their home, located behind the
salon, when they heard a door being kicked in. The owner, armed with
his shotgun, went to investigate. When he opened the door between
his house and shop, he found a man standing in the connecting
hallway. As the intruder advanced, the owner warned him to stop, but
the man kept coming. Finally, the owner fired, then called 9-1-1.
The suspect may have been responsible for two previous break-ins at
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