Man charged in Buffalo Grove home invasion, stabbing of 4 and dog

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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. -- A Wisconsin man has been charged with stabbing four people and the family dog during a home invasion in Buffalo Grove.

Jacob Beeman, 29, of Arkdale, Wisconsin was charged Friday with attempted first-degree murder, home invasion and aggravated animal cruelty.

(Photo: Jacob Beeman, 29)

(Photo: Jacob Beeman, 29)

He is scheduled to appear in bond court later today.

Police say Beeman broke into the home in the 400 block of St. Marys Parkway around 12:05 a.m Wednesday and used a hunting knife to stab four people and the family dog.

Three victims were treated and released from nearby hospitals.

The homeowner is in serious condition after he fought off the attacker and remains hospitalized. The dog is in good condition after having surgery.

Beeman believed there was a quantity of cash and drugs in the home. It is unknown at this time why he believed this information to be true.

A second person was reportedly seen outside the home by the victims. A police investigation continues to determine the identity of the second person.

Beeman is also wanted in Wisconsin by the Department of Corrections for charges relating to resisting a peace officer, according to a police news release.