Even in the People’s Republic of Illinois, Self-defense is Legal

He tired to break in, but it seems he suffered a breakdown of the victim-selection process. Police: Long Grove homeowner fired four shots at Vernon Hills man during attempted break-in – Vernon Hills Review

He stole stuff from a couple of cars and then tried to enter the house and woke a resident up. Who grabbed (a legal in Illinois) firearm and began shooting.

The miscreant ran, and then drove over a “decorative stone” in his haste to get away. He as picked up by police nearby as he was changing a flat tire.

No charges against the homeowner, because even in Illinois, self-defense is a human-right.

Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.