Home invader kills man in Rogers Park: police

Chicago — A Rogers Park man was killed during a home invasion early Tuesday morning, Chicago police said. It happened around 3:33 a.m. in the 7600 block of North Sheridan.

CPD said the victim, 45, was in his living room when someone knocked on the back door. The offender forced his way through the door and opened fire, striking the man several times in his chest and face. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the victim as Quentin Pruett of Madison, Wisconsin.

After killing the Pruett, the gunman ran north through an alley. A witness described him as Black, 5’9″ to 6 feet tall, and wearing a green and white jacket with a black mask.

Three people have been murdered in Rogers Park so far this year, all by gunfire. Three more people have suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds in the neighborhood since January 1.

By comparison, Rogers Park had six non-fatal shootings at this point last year, according to city records. The neighborhood had two non-fatal shootings as of this date in 2021.

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