Man in custody after Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot

AVON, Ill. — Illinois State Police said the man who shot and killed a sheriff’s deputy was taken into custody Wednesday morning.

Police said he will be taken to  McDonough County Jail with formal charges pending.

Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy Troy Chisum, 39, died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where the suspect was barricaded in a home. The man remained barricaded overnight and police took him into custody around 8:20 a.m.

Police said Chisum was responding to a battery and disturbance call at about 2 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Avon, about 165 miles southwest of Chicago.

Police said he was shot shortly after arriving to the scene after multiple shots were fired.

There were no other injuries reported in the incident.

Sheriff Jeff Standard says Chisum “dedicated his life to the service of his community” and his “legacy and sacrifice will forever be remembered.”

Chisum was a 4½-year veteran of the department and a paramedic.

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