Police: Lisle officers fatally shoot man who tried to break into home
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Lisle police officers shot and killed a man who attempted to break into a home early Saturday in the west suburb, officials said.
At 5:13 a.m., officers responded to a call of a 35-year-old man trying to break into a home in the 4400 block of Yender Avenue in Lisle, according to a statement from the Lisle Police Department.
The 59-year-old woman who lives at the home was awoken by loud footsteps on her front porch, police said. The man “began to violently kick [the] front door attempting to break it down,” and then gave up and tried to kick in the back door, police said.
The woman barricaded herself in the bathroom while waiting for officers to arrive, police said.
Two officers arrived at 5:16 a.m. and found the man armed with a weapon, police said.
One officer used a stun gun, which had no effect, and the other officer shot the man, police said.
The man, later identified as Lisle resident Anthony Aguilar, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, where he later died, according to the DuPage county coroner’s office. He died of a single gunshot wound to the lower right chest, authorities said.
The woman was not injured, and three officers were treated and released from Edward Hospital in Naperville.
Illinois State Police are investigating the shooting.