Thursday, February 22, 2024

IL: Jefferson County Homeowner Shoots man Attempting to Break into Home

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A man accused of trying to break into a home was shot and suffered only minor injuries.

Dewayne E. Corbett, 44, of Mount Vernon, was arrested on a charge of felony trespassing.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and Mount Vernon police officers responded to a report of trespassing in progress in the 11000 block of East Stone Road around 1:41 p.m. Monday, February 19.

When they arrived on scene, officers detained Corbett.

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