A Mostly Happy Ending
A gang member shot by a DuPage County homeowner during a bungled, bloody break-in that left two other people seriously wounded was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in prison.
Alejandro Roman of Chicago was wounded as he searched for drugs and money in 2009 after breaking into a townhouse near Glen Ellyn with two gang associates, authorities said.
After Roman was shot through a closed bedroom door by the homeowner, his accomplices opened fire on two other residents they already had tied up in another room of the house, DuPage County prosecutors said.
A 20-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were shot in the head during the melee, but both survived.
Labels: gun issues