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Springfield homeowner says he shot intruder

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Springfield homeowner says he shot intruder

Springfield police are investigating after a man who lives in the 1800 block of East Keys Avenue said he shot an intruder Wednesday afternoon.

Police were dispatched to East Keys Avenue at 12:44 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a home invasion. Upon arrival, the man said he shot someone after he forced his way into his home.

The intruder was dropped off at Memorial Medical Center to be treated for a gunshot wound and is currently in stable condition, police said.

No arrests have been made, and police continue to investigate.

People with information on this or other crimes can submit tips anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 788-8427 or they can submit a tip online at www.cashfortips.us. Tips can also be sent by text. Type TIP672 plus a message and send to CRIMES. Informants are eligible for cash rewards of up to $2,500, in all crimes except homicides. Tips leading to arrest(s) in any homicide in Sangamon or Menard counties will pay up to $5,000.

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