Police: Homeowner shoots man attempting to break into Bronzeville home

Police investigate a home invasion in the 4500-block of South St. Lawrence Avenue Saturday night. (Network Video Productions)

A home invader was stopped in his tracks after a homeowner shot him several times Saturday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood, Chicago police said.

The incident occurred in the 4500-block of South St. Lawrence Avenue at about 10:54 p.m., police said.

A man was trying to force his way into the home with a crowbar when the 60-year-old homeowner shot him.

The suspect fled in vehicle to a hospital and is in critical condition. Charges are pending against the 44-year-old suspect.

The homeowner was not hurt and has a valid FOID card and concealed carry permit.

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