Joliet police shoot man armed with rifle, assault weapon, police say
JOLIET, Ill. — Police officers in Joliet shot and wounded a man while responding to a domestic battery call.
They say the man was on his porch, Tuesday night, armed with a rifle and an assault weapon.
A witness says he fired once toward a neighbor’s house and once toward the officers.
The man is in critical condition after officers returned fire.
No one else was hurt.
Charges are pending.