Police: Woman shoots suspect after home invasion on South Side

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CHICAGO – A woman shot a man who forced his way into her residence Wednesday night, Chicago police said.

Just after 6:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the 8300 block of South Kerfoot on the report of a shooting.

After a preliminary investigation, police said a 31-year-old woman was inside her residence when a man forced his way inside.

The woman then produced a firearm and fired shots at the offender, striking him in the foot. He was taken to Holy Cross in good condition.

It’s unknown at this time if charges are pending against the suspect. The woman was found to have a valid concealed carry license/FOID card.

Area South detectives continue to investigate.

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