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Alleged home invasion leaves one man dead and another arrested

Posted by wlpo on February 19, 2012

While you were sleeping, police and paramedics were rushing to a home south of Earlville for a shooting.  Police believe it was a home invasion turned deadly.

La Salle County Sheriff Tom Templeton says they were called around 3am Sunday.  They believe the homeowner shot one of two men who had went into the home on County Highway 1.

The man that was shot died after being taken to Mendota Community Hospital.  Meanwhile, the second man they think was involved was being stopped by an Ottawa Police officer.

Police haven’t yet given out the names of the men while they continue to investigate.

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