Off-Duty Police Officer Shoots Intruder

Sheriff's office asks those with additional information to call.

An off-duty police officer shot an intruder that entered their home in unincorporated Wheaton around 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, the announced Monday.

According to the release, the sheriff's office received a 911 call from the resident and when deputies arrived on scene, the homeowner and officer was fighting with the intruder and shot them.

Both the homeowner and the intruder were transported to . No one has been charged, the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office said Tuesday.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident and no further information is being released at this time. Anyone with any additional information is encouraged to call the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office at 630-407-2323.

Patch will update this story as more details become available.

danielle September 28, 2011 at 04:36 PM
YUP! Exactly what I would have done too.


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