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Woman shoots home invader in Gresham, police say

The male suspect was struck in the foot and taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.

A teenage boy was shot Nov. 30, 2020, in Roseland.
A woman shot a suspected home invader April 22, 2020, in the 8300 block of South Kerfoot Avenue.
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A woman shot someone who broke into her home Wednesday in Gresham on the South Side, police said.

The 31-year-old was in a residence about 6:21 p.m. in the 8300 block of South Kerfoot Avenue when a male forced his way inside, Chicago police said.

The woman pulled out a gun and opened fire, striking the suspect in the foot, police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital in good condition.

Police said the woman has a valid concealed-carry license.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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