Mario Viramontes, 31, was burglarizing a home in the 2000 block of West 21st Street about 9:09 a.m. when he was shot by a resident, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
Police in Palos Heights are warning residents of several residential burglaries or attempted residential burglaries in the southwest suburb recently.
A burglary suspect was charged Wednesday with aggravated assault of a police officer after being shot when he allegedly pointed a gun at officers during a Monday night chase through the West Side.
Police in McHenry County are still looking for a burglary suspect who escaped from police custody.
A good Samaritan pitched in when a burglary suspect tried to disarm a Chicago Police officer and began biting and punching her in the North Center neighborhood early Sunday, police said.
Police say a Wicker Park burglary suspect was so determined to escape that he took off with a police officer it the back of his getaway car.