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The Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago, Ill. 09/28/11

Thursday, September 29, 2011

A homeowner in Chicago Heights, Ill. was in his bathroom when he heard the sound of breaking glass coming from his kitchen. After retrieving a gun, the homeowner went to investigate and discovered an intruder inside his home. The homeowner fired at the criminal, striking him and causing him to flee out a window. The home invader collapsed and died in the back yard of the home and was found police a short time later. No charges have been filed against the homeowner.

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