Centreville homeowner shoots robber during attempted burglary

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CENTERVILLE, Ill. – One man was shot early Friday morning following a home invasion in Centreville, Illinois.

Two people tried to break into a home located on South 56th Street near Church Road just after 2:00 a.m.

Police tell FOX2 the homeowner shot one of the would-be robbers in the neck. He was taken to a nearby hospital, no word on the extent of injuries.

The other suspect fled the scene.

FOX2 will update this story as new information becomes available.

 

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