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Man charged after being shot during Bronzeville home invasion

Rudolph Bailey | Cook County sheriff's office

A man has been charged after he was shot multiple times while trying to break into a home late Saturday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

Rudolph Bailey, 44, faces one felony count of home invasion, according to Chicago Police.

At 10:54 p.m., he was using a crowbar to break into a home in the 4500 block of South St. Lawrence when the resident opened fire, police said. Bailey suffered multiple gunshot wounds and jumped into a vehicle, which sped to Mercy Hospital. He was then transferred in critical condition to Stroger Hospital.

The homeowner, a 60-year-old man, has a valid FOID card and concealed carry permit, police said.

Bailey, who lives in the Park Manor neighborhood, was taken into custody at the hospital, police said.

He was ordered held without bond on Monday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. His next court appearance was scheduled for Oct. 16.