Homeowner shoots at intruder

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DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — An intruder may have been wounded by an armed homeowner. Police responded to a home in the 900-block of East Fairchild Street, about 12:30 am, Sunday.

The homeowner reported hearing loud knocking before seeing two men in his backyard. The homeowner told officers he heard someone enter through a window and saw the intruder with a gun. He fired several shots causing the intruders to run away.

A person of interest, being treated for a gunshot wound, was questioned at a the hospital but was uncooperative. Officials say, at this time, they’re not able to connect him to the crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

Vermilion County Crime Stoppers  
(217) 446 – TIPS 
Danville Police
(217) 431 – 2250

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